For years now, folks have told me that while they enjoy my abbreviations (I’m lying–no one told me this but I’m gonna go ahead and assume this is true just because I can. It’s my prerogative.) are fun they can be confusing.

My initial reaction:


But then I got over it. So here, have a video:

And now here, have a glossary:

BF: Black Folk

BL: Black ladies

BM: Black men

BW: Black Women

DBW: Dear Black Woman as in yours truly

POC: People of Color

WW: White Women