Mothering in the Movement mom Akio Maroon sums up our film’s raison d’être in one beautiful post (below). Revolutionary love, indeed. ✊🏾❤️🙏🏾 #motheringinthemovement ・・・ Repost @akiomaroon Black.Girl.Joy My whole life I've been taught to fight for freedom, for my rights to exist and to live a life worthy of the freedom fighters before me. Through school I've been taught the queen's English and a colonized history rewritten for and by men to make themselves great in the afterlife. But in times like these when Black joy has been criminalized and demonized. When Black laughter is deemed too rowdy for public space and Black dance too vulgar for the human race. Everything about Blackness is being comprised, categorized, policed, confined, stolen and repackaged; But not today. Today I'm taking a mental health day, a Black mental health day, where my only focus is on Black Joy: how to harness it, maintain it, and protect it. I wish there were more days like these. BMHDays that would be paid for by the state as reconciliation for all the Black bloodshed and hate. Photographer: @humanfreq Documentary: @motheringinthemovement #lovelikebutterflies #sweetbabyella #summer #summertime #toddler #toddlerlife #deafculture #deaftoddler #toronto #the6ix #blackgirlmagic #toddleradventures #torontolife #toddlerfashion #blacklove #blackhair #natrualhair #afro #frobabies #toddlersofinstagram #toronto_insta #microfashion #blackgirljoy #joy #happy #motheringinthemovement #blackmotherhood #blackgirl #tpphotooftheday
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