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The Black woman

Being a Black woman has taught me fortitude, focus, and courage, and shown me the love of sisterhood and connection. Being a disabled, Black woman has taught me patience and perseverance. While in many ways, it has forced me to … Continue reading

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The Queen

You’re a welfare queen…there’s nothing queenly about living in poverty. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, … Continue reading

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Pretty for a Black Girl

Whose telling a dark skin girl that’s she pretty? –Viola Davis Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Thoughts of a 20 Something

In a small discussion group for a course on racism… What were your first experiences recognizing your own racial/ethnic identity? What did you learn about people of racial, socio-economic class, or gender groups other than your own? I remember my … Continue reading

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Corporate America

“I have to catch my breath because when I started in my career, I spent so much time as the only Black woman. I would be the one who was leading the meeting or the presentation and then someone would … Continue reading

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