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FACEBOOK ????????


Posts on FB that just make a girl go hmmmmmmm….: images

Why do you wish someone a “happy birthday” on FB when they don’t have a FB account?   If you are having the “time of your life” at the event how or why did you take 167 pictures in those 2 hours?   Baby, if you are so sick, particularly those of you who complain about your splitting migraine headache or the constant vomiting, why in the hell would you want to be reading or typing on FB?   Why do you cuss you lover out on FB one day and then cuss your FB family out the next for being in your business?   How many times must I decline your requests to play games before you understand that REALLY—I DON’T want to play candy crush with you.   If you don’t want a discussion on a topic, why post about it? How many people have I seen get cussed out when they post an opposing opinion. Posting means you are opening up a topic for discussion.   Have you considered that there may be a fine line between good self-esteem and narcissism?   No one wants to see THAT many pictures of you, but your mother and maybe your man. And if you don’t have a man—this may be the very reason.   Why follow someone that you know you will never like any of his/her posts? Stalking?   People are a liberty to do whatever they so choose on FaceBook. It’s all in good fun…just like these questions.

My intention is for Black people to love themselves and each other. It sounds somewhat silly, I guess; but oftentimes my people are overwhelmed with negative images, bad news, and stereotyped characters about us. I’d like to flip that script. I’d like to remind us, as often as I can, how incredible we are. Read more


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