For my Little Black Girl

by Danielle Milton This is a letter to my future daughter, but more so words I wish I would have heard as a child. A letter to my future daughter. Don’t lose yourself, little black girl. As you walk through the halls of your elementary school, As you swing on the swings of the playground, Even as you skin your knees during recess mastering double dutch and hopscotch, Be bold. Don’t lose yourself, little black girl. White walls, white faces, white noise. It’s easy to get lost in it all. But you are beautiful. Your black is beautiful. The wind sings through your natural, nappy hair Making music only God … Continue reading For my Little Black Girl