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4 Black Women Talk About Harriet And Her Lessons For Today

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4 Black Women Talk About Harriet And Her Lessons For Today

BY Angela Dorn via https://www.forbes.com/

Four 21st Century Black women, a Doctor, a Lawyer, a CFO, and a Media Executive, discuss “Harriet”, the controversial movie about the slave who walked, swam, ran and bore arms to free herself and her people.

Black women were introduced to Harriet as children. When we first learned about the horrors of slavery, and later about its Black heroes like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman== our own Black Moses! We learned that Harriet used her courage, brilliance, and determination to free herself and hundreds of other slaves.

Today our “Shero” Harriet has a movie! Cynthia Erivo, a beautiful Nigerian British national, plays Harriet. Erivo turned Harriet Tubman into a real person, who experiences both unspeakablele tragedy and great triumph. We understand that Harriet’s heroism stems entirely from her…

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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