She’s right. We DON’T tell everything.
I can listen to them while crying but I won’t offer the comfort that demands. It’s my self-care.
The avoidance of work comes with those tears and I won’t let them off the hook if they weaponize that.
Trust me: people TRY to drive that wedge between us. “But Don’t Black women have it worse?” or some such nonsense.
I’m not about to play Oppression Olympics. (w/ any POC group, rly)
You’ll have to hire me for that.
This here is the only teaching I’ll do for free.
But if you’re serious about dismantling & ready to work?