After 10 years as a sex worker, Iman’s dream is to become a social worker | One Leg In, One Leg OutOn September 21, 2019 by Raul Dinwiddie
(laughing) Gimme five. Gimme five.
Gimme five. No, the right hand.
Right hand, bitch.♪ Can y’all really see it
from with me? ♪♪ Y’all ain’t up
within my city ♪♪ Your screwface
ain’t screw enough ♪♪ You would never make it here
believe me ♪♪ Up in the north
we don’t fuck around ♪♪ When it comes to our own,
we are not friendly ♪♪ Levels, we
Kipling to Kennedy ♪♪ Hit ’em with recipes
hotter than devil’s feet ♪♪ Show ’em no empathy ♪(phone ringing) (in feminine voice) (in masculine voice) Man on phone:
All right. Hey, Foxy.♪ Ready, let it go, breathe ♪♪ Stretching, let it go,
breathe ♪♪ Stretching,
let it go, breathe ♪♪ Stretching, let it go ♪(laughing) Come on, bitches. Fuck, fuck, fuck. Hi. Good, darling. I’m just dressed
for the occasion. How you doin’? Yes, this is one of my hoes. Yes, I have. (laughing) Hello. I love you, (Unclear).
You come through a lot, huh? Come on! (man laughing) Exactly.♪ Breathe, stretching,
let it go, breathe ♪(phone ringing) Hello? Hello. Man:
Hey, sweetie. How’s it goin’?Can you hear me?Uh, what’s The Garage?Oh, okay.Yeah, it’s a bar, restaurant. Pop, pop, pop. Pop-pop! (chuckling) Peep, pop, pop–♪ I’m afraid if I don’t
shape up, shape up ♪♪ One of these days
I won’t wake up ♪♪ From this nightmare ♪♪ I swear, if there wasn’t
a generation after me ♪♪ I would break from this
chokehold that life has on me ♪♪ (Unclear) is the only cloak
that looks fab on me ♪♪ Covers me
from the head down ♪♪ If I don’t shake this shit,
I just might drown ♪There’s a gym. (both laughing) Patti, this is Iman. This is Iman.
Iman, this is Patti. Pleasure to meet you. Patti’s another teacher
in our program. Iman came to talk to us today about the possibility
of coming into the program. Mm-hm, yeah. I’m gonna show you where
you can go for a cigarette. Do you smoke? You gonna follow me?
Stay here. I’ll go talk to him
if he has a lighter. (phone buzzing) (club beats playing)♪ Do you like it?
It’s all been tight fit ♪♪ When I drop it on the floor
these boys be fightin’ ♪♪ Do you like it?
It’s so enticing ♪♪ When I drop it on the floor
these boys be fighting ♪♪ Fighting ♪♪ We are the bad girls, yeah
you know it, fuck the world ♪♪ It’s (Unclear), so amazing,
(Unclear) ♪♪ We are the bad girls, yeah
you know it from the world ♪♪ We run the world ♪(people laughing) Bravo. Iman:
She’s just a bitch
that (Unclear)– (laughing) (phone ringing) (feminine voice) (elevator beeping)♪ I’m-a be all right ♪♪ A couple bad days
doesn’t mean a bad night ♪♪ A couple lost battles
doesn’t mean I can’t fight ♪♪ I’m-a be all right,
I’m-a be all right ♪♪ I’m-a be all right,
I’m-a be all right ♪♪ A couple bad days
doesn’t mean a bad night ♪(phone ringing) Hey, what’s up? Who’s this?♪ Feelin’ better than some head
on a Sunday afternoon ♪♪ Better than a chick
with good hair and tits ♪♪ She looked at me and asked
if I could handle this ♪♪ I ain’t even feel gassed,
I’m glad that she asked ♪♪ When you try to see through
me I’m a one-way glass ♪♪ But my soul out bare
like the Kanye mass ♪♪ So I can’t take calls
from ’em ♪♪ ‘Cause I can’t save
all of ’em ♪♪ I’ve been not in my mind ♪