Not your noire
I'm not going to spend my life just being your colour
Black people continue to move and operate in spaces where they are perceived as simply a colour that has neither been respected nor appreciated for years. Black people are often not seen past their skin colour to honour their value as humans. Through real-life experiences, this piece shares problematic narratives that ought to be dismantled.
This journal is an academic publication. Its sole purpose is the dissemination of knowledge to as wide an audience as possible. The journal is free to individuals and institutions.
Copyrights for contributions published in this journal are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal.
Copies of this journal or articles in this journal may be distributed for research or educational purposes free of charge and without permission. However commercial use of the journal or the articles contained herein is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the author.
NOTE TO AUTHORS:
A new model, the Creative Commons approach, with split copyright is rapidly evolving and worth considering.