paper heart book trailer

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in researching for this video there was no limit to the number of black women across the globe I could have featured.
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from mothers tending to their soft sweet skinned babies. to the warrior Ms Robin Roberts to the Oprah Winfrey.
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Ms Angela Davis.
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the phenomenon of Nigeria’s recent times DJ Switch.
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to a prophet in my humble opinion. one of the foremost modern day literary voices to come out of Nigeria Ijeoma Umebinyuo.
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Africa’s very own climate change champion and advocate Vanessa Nakate.
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Ilhan Omar. Condelezza Rice. Dame Graça Machel.
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contemporary christian and gospel artists Mandisa. Jamie Grace. Tasha Cobbs.
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Mary J Blige. Emeli Sandé. Janelle Monáe. Jasmine Mans. Nayyirah Waheed.
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Margaret Busby. Arlan Hamilton. Jemele Hill. Mellody Hobson. Tara Durotoye.
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the legendary Yvonne Chaka Chaka. Ms. Sade Adu.
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Sybrina Fulton… all the mothers (women)who have lost their children (loved ones) to senseless violence yet have found grit to persist into purpose…
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I could go on and on to… everyday black women like you and me doing our things with our names but no “fame”

this is for us…
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What a time to be a woman. A Black Woman. Despite it all.
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recited poem- page 11 from my upcoming debut poetry collection “paper heart”

10/21/20. 12:35am
(c)Boomie Bol2020

video: @tblacq

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