5 Things Black Women Wish You’d Stop Doing

It doesn’t sit right with me that Black women so often have to seem happy, jovial, and humming some tune about Pharaoh letting the Israelites go. It perpetuates a lie and racist social expectation that Black women have got two acceptable modes: making you laugh and being wrongly upset about something. Let Black women be blank faced!

Let us be shy, silent, anxious, timid, or just have nothing to say. If you find that you can’t read the Black women in your life, that’s a sign you…

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