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Is 'Strong Black Womanhood' Killing Our Sisters?

Following the suicide of image activist Karyn Washington, two psychologists weigh in on the pressure for Black women to 'keep it together'
By Dr. Anissa Moody and Dr. Wendi S. Williams

She encouraged others to accept themselves, yet she may have expected too much of herself.  Though she was thoughtful and humble, she was bold and fierce in her activism successfully leading a national campaign to empower young Black women. In the midst of experiencing one of life’s cardinal heartbreaks, the death of her mother, she was nurturing the lives of others. She was strong. She was vulnerable.

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