Unapologetic Black Woman – Takirra Winfield Dixon

Speaker 3 (00:22:13):

Literally felt like I was back in the auction, you know, like picking me apart, like, okay, who’s going to sell me. Right. And so you know who who’s buying, right. Like who’s writing the check. Cause at this point, you know, even your sort of what you think are like compliments or you’re asking me about my hair or what am I earing say or what my shirt says? Or like it’s all little sort of daggers. Right. Which is what I said that builds up. That’s what it is and it’s things. And you know, and we deal with it. And what we do is, you know, we’re like, we fall into those superwoman archetypes right. Where we’re like, okay, we’re going to keep it moving. We’re just going to put it here. And it’s going to sit somewhere and you know, and we burry it and I’m done bearing it.

Speaker 3 (00:23:04):

Right. Like tells you like, sorry, that was offensive. And if you don’t like it, but cool, I’m fine for you to leave my social circle or whatever it is. I’m good on that. I’ve got enough, you know, folks I’m good now. Right. And we just do that together. And so many, you know, when I posted the article, so many folks were like, I just experienced this the other day. Right. Or something else just happened to me. Like, what is your thoughts? What is your advice? And I’m like, we just got to stand in who we are.

Speaker 1 (00:23:38):

Right. Yeah. You just have to, you have to just own it and just be like, okay,

Speaker 3 (00:23:42):

We got to own it. Yeah. There’s no way to not, you know, we have to now like,

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