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The Cake

What It Means to Be an Unconventional Woman

A few lessons I’ve learned from the generations before me

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TThe last few months, I’ve been reflecting on the people who have raised, shaped, and molded me. Those people have mostly been Black women, but more specifically my mother, Diana, and maternal grandmother, Eva. Both of their lives exemplified what it meant…

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