Allison,

Another excellent lesson for your readers.

I’m not an emotional person, but this piece keeps me in every line. Instead of saving it for evening or tomorrow, I continue reading it.

I see this every day from supermarket store’s cashier to a leader in the church. Black woman is difficult — is a part of the US culture. They see nothing good in “ a Black woman” who chooses not to bleach.

Yes, she was (she is) brilliant and I guess he was not ready to give her credit. He advanced his career because of her. Why now?

It starts with me and I work hard to be conscious of any adjectives I use in describing myself and other Black women. We are enough!

Yes, I am conscious because we tend practice what is popular.

Brilliant work. Way to go!

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