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When Did You Begin Accepting Your Black Self?

February 18, 2018

Photo by Tanja Heffner on Unsplash

“When did you accept your black self? When did you add your blackness into your self-identity?

When did you first acknowledge it? When did you begin to like being a black woman/man?”

I did not always like the fact that I was black. For many of us, accepting our blackness comes with a lot of history and responsibilities? Though, you may not be aware of it, at some point, you had to go through a self-acceptance process to make sense of who you are. I wonder how many people are walking around in their lives and have not experienced this process?

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