honey for your tea
what's your tea preference?
Grab a cup of tea. Sit down, relax. Read.
Honey For Your Tea is a platform for young girls of color to express their experiences with oppression, discrimination and identity misrepresentation. To grant misheard girls the voice that has been unjustly silenced by society and repressed into seclusion.
It's time to tell your story.
Spill the tea...
"Truth is powerful and it prevails."
What's your bitter truth? Your experience being a minority in America.
Address your bitter emotions. You are entitled to have them. It does not make you weak, or sensitive, but conscious of what you intake. Addressing the foundation of your uncomfortability helps your dismantle it.
Discuss your true feelings regarding experiences with oppression and discrimination. If you suffer an injustice, SPEAK UP! If you believe an inequity is present, hold that person accountable for their lack of inclusion. Not yourself. Intersectionality fuels progression, and we won't see this unless every voice is uplifted with their truths.
Educate yourself. Research your background, dig up your roots and educate yourself of where you come from. To know your history, your authentic self, helps destroy lies and stereotypes against you.
How did you accept your truth and morph it into something sweet?
Find your self love and self worth.
It takes time and dedication to destroy the labels that society has created against you and feel confident within your own skin. To accept yourself for who you are, without conforming to false norms. Only you can determine what your self love and worth means, and feel valid in your curation. Loving yourself helps build your own WOMAN.
Creating your own beauty.
Girl! You are beautiful, and everything about you radiates your potential value. Define your own version of beauty, set it as a reality, and live within it.
Empowering those around you.
Now that you have accepted your truths and turned your bitterness into sweetness, how can you help those around you? Guide girls to finding and accepting their own identity and gain true confidence?