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We’re Not Perfect, Angry, or Have Infinite Strength — We’re Just Human, Black Women

An imperfect poem about Black women

Photo by Jackie Parker on Unsplash

We need everyone to understand this:

We are human — just like you

We deserve respect, protection, and compassion — just like you




A publication from Medium that centers the stories, poetry, essays and thoughts of women of color.

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Teressa P.

Teressa P.

Writer, matriarch, educator & advocate with bylines in Zora, Momentum, An Injustice!, Illumination, Creators Hub, etc. Community Builder #FoodieFridays

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