The poem is about the way's woman of color are confident ,strong, fierce, and fearless. In the poem it said's it's the fire in my eyes, and the flash of my teeth . It also said's ''phenomenal woman that's me .This goes with my them Black Woman hood because it talks about how woman of color are independent, and who they are beautiful .Also it talks about how black woman rocks ,and how they are phenomenal.
This poem is about a girl who didn't like the color of her skin.Also it's about a girl who have low self esteem because of her skin color.In the poem sweetness it said's with that skin there was no point in being tough or sassy, even when you were right. In the poem sweetness it shows black woman hood because it talks about this girl being confident and strong in her own color . Her mother was ashamed of her daughter skin color.