The Last of the “Strong” Black Women

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Growing up, I constantly head the phrase “put an H in your back and Handle it”. In many ways, this ethos was a generational mantra, passed down from Black woman to Black woman as the methods and the means to success and accomplishing your goals. However, there was no discussion about how this same mantra may be endemic to sociocultural issues which have historically forced Black women to silently bear the burdens of their own…



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