Tips on How to Talk to Your Family About Race in Refinery29

Tips on How to Talk to Your Family About Race in Refinery29

Race is a topic that is now at the forefront of almost everything, so naturally you will begin to speak about it around friends and family. But for Black people, race is always at the forefront; we came into this world Black and we will leave Black. So as non-Black...
It is 100% OK to be an Angry Black Woman or Angry Black Man

It is 100% OK to be an Angry Black Woman or Angry Black Man

“Black people, you have a right to the full range of your emotions, including anger.” Dr. Alfiee explains how Black men and women are not allowed to be angry, as our anger can be seen as threatening or misplaced. She validates our anger and advises us to...
How to Talk To Your Partner About Race in Refinery29

How to Talk To Your Partner About Race in Refinery29

The main objective when speaking with your partner about race is listening. Don’t listen to respond, listen to understand. This can be a sensitive subject and each person has their own experiences that dictate how they approach race. Approach your partner with love....