I never realized the importance of Black feminist books and literature until I was an adult. Reading about her life and how she found political asylum in Cuba impacted me so much as a teen because I could not conceptualize having so much courage when everything and everyone is against you. When I watched The Color Purple as a young girl, I was traumatized but also it was a reminder that as a Black girl, my experiences as far different than white women and Black men. I suddenly found myself going down a rabbit hole of Black women writers who centered Black feminism in their works.
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CNN From to , the rate of reported suicide attempts by African-American teens rose, especially the rate among black boys, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal Pediatrics. The rate for black youths grew even as the rate of suicide attempts by teens in other racial and ethnic groups fell. There is also a crisis text line. For crisis support in Spanish, call The International Association for Suicide Prevention and Befrienders Worldwide also can provide contact information for crisis centers around the world.