11 Must Reads to Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth

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Your story is important. Being able to tell that story in your own words is important. Representing yourself in the terms, manner, and form which you deign appropriate and effective is important. Speaking for yourself is important.

Imagine a world where someone else has written your history, written upon your body what it means to be you in the world, written in the eyes of others what your existence means. Now imagine the monumental work of rewriting your story— not only for the world, for the countless strangers which may have influence over your employment or your freedom, but for your family, your children, your self.

The official list is published on Medium.  Find it here!

And enjoy.

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