To be black is to be embody the power of thousands before you. The courage, the intelligence, the strength, the drive, the creativity.
To be black is to watch the world parade your culture around but not hear, see, or know you- to be copied but not seen- to be seen but not appreciated.
To be black is to defy odds. To personally fight for people you don't know personally. To personally represent people you personally know.
To be black is to be soft. To be gentle. To be nurturing and kind.
To be black is to be everything.