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Why The Women in My Family Don’t Scrub Floors

As black women, we’ve never had the luxury of choosing to be homemakers

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WWhenever my 20-year-old son comes to visit me in California, the third thing he does (after requesting his favorite home-cooked meal and rolling around with the dog) is drive over to Target to buy a new mop.




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