It’s Okay to Take Off Your ‘Strong Black Woman’ Mask

An interview with the author of ‘Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen: The Emotional Lives of Black Women’

Book cover provided by the author. Illustration: Save As/Medium

We all know about the myth of the super-powered Black superwoman. It’s been ingrained in our consciousness for generations. But is it healthy? Inger Burnett-Zeigler, a clinical psychologist and…