What Is Black Love & Does It Matter? (Coming Soon)


“Black Love Still Matter”

Ok. Maybe so. But what is “Black Love” and Why does it matter?

In this series, we’ll highlight beautiful black couples who are defining and redefining what “Black Love” really means.

For now, I’ll answer both simply by saying that 1) Black love is the incomparable bond between two black individuals. Their capacity to love is unmatched. 2) It matters because it thrives on the cultivation of Black culture.

But really, let’s talk about it. What is BLACK LOVE?

If two Black people are dating or married and in love, does that, by default constitute Black love? Is seeing a woman pick up her son and give him a kiss on the cheek…is that Black love? Or two good friends doing the Black man handshake-hug combo… is that black love? When it comes black, love is a very complicated topic.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s