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We Can’t Just Keep Thanking Black Women Every Time They Save Us

Acknowledging their work is a good start, but it’s not nearly enough

“And while it’s important to acknowledge the work Black women have done and continue doing, we can’t just keep simply thanking them every time they come through for us. Appreciation is meaningless if it doesn’t come with something tangible and transformative. What are we going to do to show them that they are appreciated and valued beyond the labor they can do for us. Congratulations aren’t enough. Especially…




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