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Letting Black Girls Be Weak and Warriors at the Same Time

Black women have not had permission to be both. We need to be seen for all of who we are.

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FFor a nine-year-old girl, Deborah had a very sharp and opinionated mind. She was curious and perceptive, yet also quite innocent. About a week prior to Deborah’s ninth birthday, her mother brought her to see me for…

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Khristi Lauren Adams

Khristi Lauren Adams

Author of “Parable of the Brown Girl.”