“Black women are the backbone of our community––if you want to get something done, give it to a Black woman.” How often have you heard that, especially now?
Being Black and strong is our hallmark. In spite of socio-economic and cultural challenges, Black women persevere. They rise. To the occasion. That’s their grace and resilience––or Black Resilience. Black Resilience is a celebrated virtue rooted in Black women being the nurturers in our families, the backbone in our communities, and the entrepreneurs in our neighborhoods. But at what cost?