I Do See Color
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I Do See Color

Stop calling black women ‘intimidating’

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

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.

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