Stop calling black women ‘intimidating’

The “intimidation” incident that made me quit my last job

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Jul 5, 2019 · 10 min read
Black women have a right to feel every emotion that non-POC women do. (Photo credit: Create Her Stock)

It is exhausting to be considered “intimidating” from the minute you walk in a room. That “angry black woman” stereotype follows sistas wherever we go. But one boss made me finally just wave a middle finger at the racism of it all and stop trying to appease everyone.