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Isolating Yourself is not Self-Care

Why do we believe that cutting ourselves off from the people who care about us, calling it something like “I’m putting my head down” “grinding” or hashtagging it, is how we become successful in a capitalist society? I am not implying that this is indicative of simply the Black community but it is symptomatic of the lower class rungs of society who are trying to climb out of poverty and into the perceived stability of upper-class society. Whether it’s more money, a more powerful job or role, getting into school or whatever various ways we climb up the social ladder,
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