Enough Factor Podcast

S2-E24: I Am Not Nasty

August 23, 2020

When I heard that Kamala Harris had been selected as the VP nominee for the Democratic Party, I was elated.  It wasn’t because she was my pick but she was a win nonetheless: a win for me as a women and a win for me as a Woman of Color.  While I understood that everybody didn’t share my joy, I did not expect the barrage of criticisms of her I read. 

Words like “nasty”, “angry black woman”, and “ambitious” were the ones that cut me most deeply.  Words, I felt, that Black Women have been burdened with for centuries. 

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