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In Defense of Meghan Markle and ‘Angry Black Women’

Allegations of bullying levied at Markle remind us that our character will be attacked by folks uncomfortable with our existence

Meghan Markle attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

I’ll never forget the time a former manager, an older White woman, remarked how I wasn’t my usual “peppy self” and hadn’t been smiling as much. Now mind you, this…

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L'Oreal Thompson Payton

L'Oreal Thompson Payton

L’Oreal is a freelance writer and editor who’s dedicated to uplifting and inspiring Black women and girls through storytelling. Learn more at LTintheCity.com.

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