Listening Fully to the Voices of Black Women
The Need for Change Bulldozed a Road Down the Center of My Mind.
- Dr. Maya Angelou
This week, my voice isn't the most informed voice to share stories of the racial injustices that continue to oppress and harm Black people in the United States. I have much to learn about where I can be of authentic help, and I extend a deep Thank You to the authors of the stories below for sharing their wisdom, for sharing their pain, for sharing their humanness.
Here are a few powerful and insightful articles written by Black Women that I read this week that helped me to understand just a little more deeply, how tightly racism is woven into everyday life.
What I Said When My White Friend Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege,
Lori Lakin Hutcherson
When Feminism is White Supremacy in Heels
Take care of each other, friends. And listen with the intention of helping to create far better outcomes for BIPOC.