Black women are proving their strength by giving themselves permission to say no

In Marita Golden’s latest book, she reflects on herself at age 21 — a “raise-the-Black-Power fist, Afro-wearing militant activist” college student. This was in the late 1960s, and she was feeling invincible — willing to help everybody but seldom willing to seek help herself. In “The Strong Black Woman: How a Myth Endangers the Physical…

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