: I normally don’t “do” IG chain challenges, but I really resonated with this challenge & wanted to put my own spin on it. So here it is:
“We are BLACK Men!..... We build .... We don't tear down other BLACK MEN! .... We have felt the pain of being torn down & we have decided we will deliberate about building others! If I didn’t tag you, please don't be offended. I tried to pick people I thought would do this challenge!! All too often, we men find it easier to criticize each other, instead of building each other up. With all the negativity going around let’s do something positive!!🌟”
Originally, you’re suppose to only add 1 photo of yourself & tag a couple others. As black people share their stories, experiences & memories with racism, discrimination, as well as daily challenges we’ve faced that others don’t, I wanted to highlight some black men in the blogger / IG community. Brother’s that inspire me, or brothers that I just love supporting their content. I think as we share stories, experiences, or even black owned stores + online business, it’s important to share the people that influence you to be you! I initially didn’t think I could even BE a blogger, because I didn’t see any representation. As that fuelled me even MORE to be a blogger, I want to make room for others & make everyone feel included.
I’m proud to call these men my brothers. Even if I don’t know them personally, or have just only exchanged a few words via DM or a follow. THESE are the brothers in my community.
To everyone I tagged in here, if you’d like to participate in the challenge, feel free to upload 1 photo of yourself & tag as many brothers to do the same. Or share them in the same post as you. Or don’t post at all either. Do whatever you feel is best. But let's build each other up & make some room for more!
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