U is kind u is smart u is important
The Girl You Left Behind Series by Jojo Moyes
“You is Kind. You is Smart. You is Important.”
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I love the book and the movie The Help. If children grow up believing that they are kind, smart, and important, it will help them combat the shallow and insignificant roles the media and modern day culture try to enforce. For example, it would have been much less meaningful yet much more media-like had Aibileen said, You is Beautiful, You is Skinny, You is Wanted. Yet those things are what our little girls and young women and even older women are told that their worth is dependent on. And men are being raised up to believe those things as well. All you need to do to is to turn on the radio, watch most T. I realized I should be complimenting both my nieces and nephews, as well as other friends and family on more substantial qualities like intelligence, good choices made, kindness, talents, great ideas, and other non-physical characteristics.
The words that we speak to our children have the power to grow our children into amazing people. I love to know that the words that I say to our kids impact their lives. - I dunno. It was a glorious time when everything was a conspiracy theory and Attica!
In , three of the five nominees for best supporting actress were African American. Davis took home the Oscar that night. Davis had been nominated twice before: once for a brief supporting role in Doubt and once as lead actress in The Help , in which she plays a domestic worker for a white family in s Mississippi. One such thinker, Brandy Monk-Payton, Ph. The essay appears in a book of short essays published last month by Rutgers University Press, titled Unwatchable , where scholars take on certain media that they find unwatchable, from bloody horror films to real world violence to scenes that are just in bad taste.
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