What does it mean when someone says you’re “not the average Black girl?”
Some people mean it as a compliment, but here’s one Black woman who’s not taking it that way.
Catch Ernestine Johnson’s powerful words about why.
She’ll tell you the real deal on who the average Black girl really is, and why she’s so much more than the tired stereotype some people try to use to dismiss her.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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Ernestine Johnson is a compelling actress, performance poet and event host. She is also known in the spoken word community, infamous for being uncensored and untamed on the microphone, speaking on matters dear to the heart. Ernestine was the Red Carpet host for McKinley Presents Ent. in Las Vegas, conducting interviews with various celebrities which led to her hosting a sports segment on KCEP Power 88.1. Continuing her journey, Ernestine resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She can be seen on GMC’s original stage play Sugar Momma’s and her latest film Reckless. You can check her out on Twitter @e_onthescene.