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My Black ADHD Heroes

These famous Black women helped me come to terms with my own ADHD diagnosis

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Solange Knowles speaks onstage at the Lena Horne Prize Event on February 28, 2020 in New York City. Photo: Jason Mendez/Getty Images for The Town Hall

Being diagnosed with ADHD at age 29 was the revelation I never knew I needed. I always knew there was something left undiscovered in myself. Sometimes it felt like a curse; other times it felt like buried treasure. But it turned out to be ADHD.

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Zia Moon

Zia Moon

Borderline/ADHD hot mess, trying to navigate the stormy seas of my own brain and make sense of this mad world.

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