Infinite Love in ’10 Things I Want to Say to a Black Woman’

Joshua Bennett offers up an extraordinarily moving love poem.

By Jamilah King Aug 29, 2011

Shortly after Don Imus went on his infamous rant disparaging black women, poet Joshua Bennett penned this unique love letter. In it, he uses his experiences as a son, friend, lover, and future father to craft ten things he’d like to say to black women. In a world that’s saturated with heartbreaking stories and downright lies about black women, Bennett’s poem is a breath of fresh air.


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