Welcome! Ms. Malcolm Hughes is the premiere website dedicated to the intersectionality of all things Black and queer.
Below are descriptions of the categories we cover using some of our favorite quotes.
“as a child/ there was either/ books/ or/ pain./ i chose books. — how i became a writer” – Nayyirah Waheed
“Don’t be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn’t do what you do, or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn’t know what you know today.” – Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El Shabazz)
“If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things that you do not see.” – James Baldwin
“I have known rivers: ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.” – Langston Hughes
‘Do what feels right until it doesn’t feel right anymore. Then, adjust accordingly.’ – Ms. Malcolm Hughes
“you will be lost and unlost. over and over again. relax love. you were meant to be this glorious. epic. story.” – Nayyirah Waheed
“The goal isn’t to live forever but to create something that will.” – Selena
“What keeps me alive? Music…I’m a pretty dark person; I’ve thought about ending it a million times. And I have to say that music keeps me here, by far, the main thing.” – Kendrick Lamar
Staying in Love?
“Romance is about the possibility in a thing…” – Love Jones
“She asked ‘you are in love, what does love look like’ to which i replied ‘like everything I’ve ever lost come back to me'” – Nayyirah Waheed
‘There’s an entire world to see.’ – Ms. Malcolm Hughes
“Live a little, people die a lot.” – Drake
“Know that you will find your home right where you are.” – Amir Sulaiman
“Do I, to you, look like a lame who don’t understand a woman with a mean shoe game?” – Jay-Z
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