Millennials and Gen Z-ers are able to use imparted wisdom to avoid some of the struggles our foremothers went through, specifically when it comes to emotions. It was once normalized, and even preferred, for us to be silent about the struggles we endure, including the effects of racism and misogynoir. Now, not only are we being vocal about our trials, but we’re working with one another to heal as a unit.
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During a timely panel discussion appropriately titled All The Rag: Embracing, Releasing And Managing Your Emotions and moderated by GU Editor Brooklyn White at the 2021 Girls United Summit, artist & model Selah Marley, songstress Tangina Stone and Certified Licensed Professional Counselor Nicola Pierre-Smith shared their experiences and insight on the topic of emotional management.