Professionalism Is a Relic of White Supremacist Work Culture

Whether it’s Zoom or Slack, Black women can be who we are and get work done

Chika Ekemezie
ZORA

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I’ve long been a believer that professionalism is just a synonym for obedience. The less social capital you have, the more you are tethered to professionalism. It’s why Mark Zuckerberg can wear the same T-shirt to work while Black women…

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Chika Ekemezie
ZORA

Chika is a freelance writer who writes about the politics of life. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter (she’s on both way too much).