Supporting and ensuring the survival of Black girls and women. Even, and especially, when thriving is not an option. Because simply existing is a win. Black Girl Black Box recognizes that the crash is often inevitable and seeks to facilitate a softer landing next time. Black Girl Black Box is about coping, not curing or correcting. Black Girl Black Box is about sharing the stories and experiences of Black girls and women who crash and survive to help other Black girls and women more healthily navigate the next time.
Before I start, lemme preface this by saying I’m still high off watching Yvonne Orji’s comedy special “Momma I Made It,”
As Black-mother-lesbian-warrior-poet Audre Lorde stated, “Caring for myself isn’t self-indulgence, it is self-preservati