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Transcript of “The Myth of the Strong Black Woman”

But what about the issue we do not talk about enough: How the reality of being a black woman in America can wear away at even the most privileged of us?

A few months ago, amid struggling with my own anxiety, I learned of three well-known black women who died by suicide in the past year.

Titi Branch

Co-Founder of natural hair care line Miss Jessie’s

Karyn Washington

Blogger, forbrowngirls.com

Simone Battle

Singer/performer, X-Factor