Imagine, in a society where both the human form of female and black identity are individually oppressed and then happening to be born into a body which encompasses both of those subjugated identities. Imagine having to process daily microaggressions harming your psyche, sense of self worth, and emotional security while simultaneously having to be the foundation of strength for your household and unwavering nurturer to the next generation of dependents. Imagine someone recognizing that strength in your spirit and dedicating an entire event to honoring the beauty of your being both inside and out. That my friends, is precisely what you will find at The Black Woman Is God: Reprogramming the God Code art exhibit currently hosted at the SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, CA.
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