“A lot of black girls are inheriting this strong black woman trope that when it comes time for vulnerability to be revealed, it’s uncomfortable.” – Khristi Lauren Adams
Khristi Lauren Adams is a speaker, author, youth advocate and ordained Baptist minister. She is currently the Firestone Endowment Chaplain and an Instructor of Religious Studies and Philosophy at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Khristi also works as co-director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Hill School. She is the author of Parable of the Brown Girl, which highlights the cultural and spiritual truths that emerge from the lives of young black girls. It’s published by Fortress Press and will release in February 2020.
Connect with Khristi on Twitter, Instagram, on her website.
Khristi’s book recommendation: Almost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott
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