Happy Radical Mother’s Day

What does radical motherhood look like!!   
It looks like all the black dolls and action figures, which are dolls for boys. 
It looks like chocolate, dark to light and midnight. 
It smells like sunshine and blacker blackberrys with sweet sweet juice. 
it tastes like cup cakes and ice cream to celebrate how beautiful and nappy your hair is.  
What does radical motherhood look like? It looks like bright smile and warm hugs my baby, my chocolate drop, my sweet baby so beautiful so smart so wonderful so MINE!!
It looks like tall strong men and women who love being black, how being Black  looks, walks, talks, smells.
“ah sookie sookie now”, “keep it 100”, bright smiles surrounded by full lips. brilliance dripping from each word. 
“are you taller than me?” “ah Ma”.  

call them out those radical moms that mothered you when you didnt know, when you couldnt know, do for yourself. 
Call them out those strong women, who would die for you… take on that teacher, that other parent.

who saw you and held you in the most high esteem.

Call them out!
Libation and honor.
those women, who would slap the devil with Jesus hisself, but dont you dare lie to me.  
radical motherhood making two pots of greens, one vegan one with pork

radical mother hood, reading Langston with Bey in the background

call them out 

radical motherhood drinking champagne from paper cups
“thats my baby”
All honor and praise

Author: pdeedixon

Woman. Mother. Lawyer. Black. RaceWoman. Womanist. Feminist. LBGTQQPIA ally. divorced

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