Back to School: From Roberta to Lauryn, Black Girls Thrive

As a child, I remember that if Betty Wright’s “No Pain, No Gain” was playing that it was likely the women we’re having ‘grown women’ talk. As children, these sort of songs were the warning to stay out of the adult’s business and definitely out of view. Of course, we crept around and kept them in our peripheral view while dressing our Cabbage Patch dolls. Maybe it was our aunt who was upset about her husband forgetting her birthday or our mother’s friend was happy about a new job. (Read more at Madison365)

Sabrina Madison

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