Former Girl, Current Activist
Yazmin Monet Watkins is a comedian, poet, writer, content creator, educator, and activist. Her body of work weaves art and activism, exploring the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, self-love and all things Black Girl Magic.
“May your time on this earth make it easier for other queer Black girls to get free”
Is there any advice you wish your former self could have received from your current self?
You are enough.
What’s your greatest hope for your future self?
May your time on this earth make it easier for other queer Black girls to get free.🕊
What’s a hope or wish you have for girls growing up in 2020?
May you know joy in abundance/ Find your passion/ Exercise and trust your power/ On your own terms/ Push back against systems that target the most vulnerable among us/Examine your privilege/ Ignite fires around justice/Keep them burning/ Rattle cages/ Rupture the system from the inside out/ Shake.shit.up./ Love yourself/ Love each other/ Remember you are worthy/ Tell your story/ Speak out, speak now/ Someone needs to hear you.