Black Women

The Kind of Love That Black Women Make: Female Capital & Cost

Each March, for Women’s History Month, Vanessa and I pair to analyze a selected piece of literature or film, offering insight on the kind of love that Black women make. Our first piece revisited The Color Purple and last year we covered The Women of Brewster Place. In those articles, we wrote about sisterly love, female independence, […]

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The Kind of Love That Black Women Make: Black Mother-Daughter Relationships

Last year, I decided that each March, in recognition of Women’s History Month, I’d publish an article that captures the different kinds of love that Black women make by selecting a staple piece of literature or film belonging to the Black community. I invited a mentee of mine to join in as I’m supporting her

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The Kind of Love That Black Women Make: Revisiting the Color Purple

The Kind of Love That Black Women Make   I have come to understand that women who have not learned to truly love themselves, and then love each other, struggle in their personal lives, and have difficulty positively and powerfully loving men and being loved by them. I am interested in exploring the impact of

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