\”In reality, people could and would touch us without our permission and although the sanctity of our dance circles came before outsiders’ demands, we would spend years trying to become theft-proof in a nation of thieves. I’ve lost pieces of myself between temples and the Ivory Tower, trying to believe that decency and safety were the same. I know better now.\”

[MODERN MOM] Shake, Baby, Shake (?) – Life – EBONY.

via Shake Baby, Shake – Ebony.