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Ever Considered What Guys Look For In Girls? Forget It. Think About What A 17-Year-Old Says Instead.

Expectations — of both men and women — suck. Savannah Brown is a teenager, and already she has it figured out. Listen to her powerful words and remember that, as she says, "standards don't define you."

Ever Considered What Guys Look For In Girls? Forget It. Think About What A 17-Year-Old Says Instead.

Savannah said she wrote the poem after watching a video by Nash Grier, "What Guys Look for in Girls." She explains that her poem isn't a direct argument in response to that video, but rather she was inspired to create her own to present "a message of self-worth, self-love, and self-acceptance." I think she did exactly that!

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A letter to the woman who told me to stay in my daughter's life after seeing my skin.

'I'm not a shiny unicorn. There are plenty of black men like me who love fatherhood.'

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This article originally appeared on 06.15.16


To a stranger I met at a coffee shop a few years ago who introduced me to what my life as a parent would be like:

My "welcome to black fatherhood moment" happened five years ago, and I remember it like it happened yesterday.

I doubt you'll remember it, though — so let me refresh your memory.

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