From within our communities, there is pressure to push past it in pursuit of success.
From without, the pressure to not admit it for fear of being dismissed as exploiting victimization.
For someone to see and care...
But this pragmatism still leaves little space to deal with trauma
How Black girls and women must accept being "strong" at all times.
We still have the raging current of injustice to swim against while needing to address its effects
You are at fault for racial trauma.
It is overwhelming for many Black students.