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Guest Blog Post for ItGetsBetter | We were there, and we were loud.

Dr. Martin Luther King, may not have told us about the dream, If it were not for the urging of a Black woman

I am a poet. So, I wrote a piece emphasizing the work of Black women, which has helped to shape American culture as

Guest post by Monisha “Mo” Pirela

we know it. Often as Black, Queer women, our voices get lost in the shuffles among the larger spectrums of our intersectionality.

Our Blackness, queerness, religions, and other aspects of our being are negated in order to justly advocate for the bigger picture.

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