Do you know how it feels to live at the intersection of sexism and anti-black racism? This installment of the New York Times “Conversation on Race” Op-Doc series invites us to listen to how these black women deal with the unique challenges they face.
They describe both internal and external struggles with workplace discrimination, police profiling, and more. They also share how they find affirmation and empowerment.
And when they turn to the subject of what they would tell their daughters, they give us hope for building a better future – with some strong reminders of why we must make sure we do.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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- 5 Ways ‘Respectability Politics’ Blame Black Women for Their Own Oppression
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