For Black Girls Like Me Who Earn Gold Medals in Mental Gymnastics

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…Even at a young age, black women are groomed to bear the weight of the world…

People don’t often make room for us. They barely believe us. And when we take matters into our own hands to stand up for ourselves? We’re told there’s a right and wrong way/time/place to do it.

I have many thoughts, some of which are recorded here.

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