Fill your heart with bees. If someone breaks your heart, then they have to deal with the bees.
I’m mean I’m mad, but I’m mad about something. I’m not mad as an inherent aspect of my Blackness or my womanhood, but mad about something.
This quote comes from her brilliant discussion with bell hooks on how people tried to shape her response to poor shaming that occurred on her show as her being irrationally angry and as some personality facet, when it was simply a legitimate response to a very disgusting problem of classism and racism in America. And this uniquely happens to Black women based on long held stereotypes and controlling images about Black womanhood, shaped by misogynoir.