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Black Natural Hair

Black Natural Hair

Dorisha Hendrix
October 20, 2021

She took the time to comb her hair. Pressing her appearance. Beauty was established in school. It was personal. Straightening was self-image. - “Nappy,” “kinky,”,...

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The Woman in Me

The Woman in Me

Dorisha Hendrix
October 20, 2021

The woman in me I would like to express my grievances.  I’ve been caught in a life held by the disadvantage of how every black girl needs her mother. - I’ve...

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When Africans were Taken

When Africans were Taken

Dorisha Hendrix
October 18, 2021

Some 400 years ago the unruly Whites began the mentality that the inferior Negro lay bound in shackles. - Years-long practices in abuse pressed silent wonderings. Dark...

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Rather who I be

Rather who I be

Dorisha Hendrix
October 15, 2021

I often wonder will the color of my skin always hold memories and caress lashes in the eyes of others. - Though I be black, I be woman. So might I stand behind...

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Call for a Voice

Call for a Voice

Dorisha Hendrix
October 13, 2021

Call for a voice given to me by God. Crafted by my ancestors to bring to me the perfect peace. A tree deeply rooted inside of me, guided through generations of...

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Illustration by Destiny Franklin.

The Day I Met Your Mother

Dorisha Hendrix
September 23, 2021

When I met your mother the calluses on her hands  showed me the kind of boy you are; one who is well cared for. Her hands told the story of  the kind of...

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