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“Um to me, being a Black girl is fighting the stereotypes that people have, like about all of us being loud and obnoxious, ghetto, ratchet, promiscuous, and all that.” Following a Saturday morning arts-based workshop with Deborah, Christa, Unique, Philippi, and Nicole (self-designated pseudonyms), I interviewed girls about their workshop experience. I was also eager … Continue reading A Black Girl’s Crown Changes the Game
It’s like we are out of place. Like we are taking up too much space. Our concerns and voices are never heard. But we show up and show out all the time… We’re like space invaders, until some work needs to be done. Then they call us. Raneisha* This poignant, concise, and powerful comment was … Continue reading “We ‘said her name’ and got zucked”: Black Women Calling-out of Digital Platforms
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