Black Story Month: "You're Pretty for a Black Girl" with Tanisha Nichole
“Can I touch your hair?” “You don’t talk Black.” “You’re pretty for a Black girl.” These are all examples of microaggressions — nasty little comments that get said to Black women every single day and that add up to major trauma. Being a Black woman in modern America is anything but easy. This week, Ms. Danielle is joined by friend and radio personality Tanisha Nichole to talk about microaggressions, how you can recognize them, and how you can help stop them from causing harm.
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- @tanishanichole on Instagram
- “Empathy and Eyebrows” by Ms. Danielle
- Getting Comfortable with Discomfort with Ms. Danielle
- Still Kickin Sessions (Full List)
- “Did you really just say that?” - advice on confronting microaggressions by Rebecca A. Clay
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