Throughout history, Black women have been the glue in their communities. We provide physical and emotional support to families, friends, and strangers. And while we accomplish great things, we are being killed silently, because we do not practice proper self-care.
Critical race theory provides techniques to analyze U.S. history and legal institutions by acknowledging that racial problems do not go away when we leave them unaddressed. Critical race theorists are interested not just in studying the law and systems of racism, but in changing them for the better.