The hashtag #Goals can easily turn into #Pressure for Black women who, amid battling a number of societal pressures and persecutions, sometimes feel the need to do the most when it comes to their professional lives. These days, you can easily get the message that it’s not enough to work a 9-5, you need to also have a side business, a hustle, a blog, a podcast, volunteer on the weekends, and regularly update your social media feed so everyone knows just how successful you are. In short, it’s a lot. And in this week’s episode we’re asking the question: Do we put too much pressure on Black women to be successful? Watch and weigh in.

About Listen To Black Women

Listen To Black Women is a new show from HelloBeautiful and MadameNoire that discusses the issues that affect us most while incorporating the voices of our audience and experts.

Each week, the show will gather insights from of our readers by asking them a series of questions related to the show topic. We’ll also be sharing thoughts from social media and the Internet at large as hosts Shamika Sanders, Africa Miranda, Keyaira Kelly weigh in with their opinions.

This show doesn’t work without you so be sure to take our weekly polls, share the videos with your network, and leave feedback everywhere you can. We’re listening to you.


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