Are we REALLY our Sister’s Keeper?

Are we REALLY our Sister’s Keeper?

  • We’re expected to keep quite, carry their secrets and baggage and let this shit eat away at us. Hell, more often than not, they don’t even have a real place of their own (with their name on it) to hide their bags. Well, I’m no longer here for it. I love Black men, but it’s time they start carrying their own damn bags, because I’ve got shit to do and don’t have time for sleepless nights and unproductive days. I’ve listened to 100 too many Sisters share similar stories…hoping, waiting and praying for them to change. Why are we constantly waiting on them, but won’t “wait” on us?
  • It’s interesting how these men cheer women on for stepping into their power, and idolize women like Assata and Harriet UNTIL someone calls them out on their own shit. When we do, we’re no longer revolutionary and fighters, but labeled emotional and bitter.

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Asere Bello’s Email Response: Date: March 12, 2017 at 7:35:30 PM EDT

*I address many of the lies in his email below here and also included links to sections within this site for clarification.

From: Asere Bello <…@gmail.com>
Date: March 12, 2017 at 7:35:30 PM EDT
To: Email Courtney <…@…sslin.com>
Cc: “…ses.org”
Subject: Re: Community Accountability

I can’t believe it’s come to this. We both took the same jump of faith. We both were so sure that we were the ones and so we gave each other the opportunity to see it was true. I knew coming into my space instead of just having one of our own was going to be difficult. Shit, maybe it would have had a better outcome. At least I’d like to think so, but we must be in the reality of what is.

I remember how excited I was picking you up but I also remember how nervous you were. You gave me a card a little after moving in saying “thank you for dealing with your butterflies”. I remember before you came to NYC asking you what would be your reason and you told me “to be with my tribe”. Continue reading Asere Bello’s Email Response: Date: March 12, 2017 at 7:35:30 PM EDT