i will crawl for white beauty.
eat my arms
barter my legs (make my thighs into altars of grief)
skin that does not drink night
hair that is not angry
body that is not soil.
i place curses on my flesh
call them diets
tell my ancestors
they are ugly
howl at my nose until it bleeds.
run my heart across my teeth, repeatedly
i am dying to be beautiful
is something i will never
Selena Hill has an insatiable appetite for success. The Queens, NY native is indeed a self starter that truly understands the meaning of entrepreneurship and hard work.
In 2006, Selena Hill created “Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio” as a platform for college students at SUNY Old Westbury to express their views on issues within the institution and the struggles they faced as young adults. After a two year hiatus, Selena relaunched the show in 2011 as a platform for information and thought-provoking discussions that encourages listeners to express their views and equips them with the knowledge to make positive changes in society.
Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio” is an independent, grassroots weekly talk show that is committed to informing, educating and empowering our generation.
It is generally well known that Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor (Lilies of the Field, 1963). However, he was not the first black man to win an Academy Award.
That honour belongs to James Baskett, who gained his fame…