We love this #dearblackgirl letter from Nkechi Onunka! It is the perfect dose of inspiration for the new week. We hope you enjoy. Thank you Nkechi for taking up your pen!
Dear black girl,
Raise your head up high and stand tall! The backbone and leading light of our people. The mother of the universe, queen of the land, with a warm soul like the sun connected to a powerful mind capable of changing the world. You are the epitome of beauty, heaven sent and godly made. Strong, resilient and everlasting despite what the world may say.
Ebony, mahogany, pretty brown…toffee, caramel our spectrum sets out like a rainbow. Your heart is filled with gold, your eyes sparkle and twinkle like diamonds, with a spirit like precious gems. Let your pride stretch out beautiful black girl. So divine, phenomenal, and creative you are. Your passion runneth over into infinite dreams with infinite possibilities to inspire and lead the world. Believe black girl, believe in yourself, you see there is something special inside of you! Raise your head up high and stand tall!
Nkechi Onunka works as a customer service representative in Atlanta, Georgia. She is 28 years old.