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We Was Girls Together…: Reflections on Seeing ‘Girls Trip’

We Was Girls Together…: Reflections on Seeing ‘Girls Trip’By Simone C. Drake | @SimoneCDrake | with thanks to NewBlackMan (in Exile) Monday, August 17, 2017.She had been looking all along for a friend, and it took her a while to discover that a lover was not a comrade and could n..More

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