"That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man - when I could get it - and bear the lash as well! And ain't I a woman? I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery, and when I cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain't I a woman?" - Kym
The entire weekend, starting with a large donation to the Black Lives Matter campaign on Friday, dropping of her newest song "Formation" on Saturday, and then her performance on the most watched stage of the year was PURE GENIUS.
The Super Bowl and really sports in general are great platforms to reach the country due to the sheer number of viewers, look how effective it was.. People can't stop talking about it! Hopefully the exposure will motivate some of the people who it made uncomfortable to educate themselves about this important movement." - Cassie, 24
Check out Kendra's essay titled, "Black Herstory" on our Unheard Voices page!