"The Other Black Girl" by Zakiya Dalila Harris Paired with McBride Sisters Black Girl Magic Rosé

Pouring Over Pages by Maritza Lacayo and Alexa Ferra

Episode notes

For episode 13, we’re discussing “The Other Black Girl” by Zakiya Dalila Harris. This is a suspense novel focusing on what it is like to be the only Black woman in a predominantly white professional environment. Nella, our main character works at Wagner Books, and she has felt like the token Black girl since day one. However, a new Black girl joins the team and all hell breaks loose.

Our discussion touches upon challenges of being a minority in the workplace, female mentorship, and more. We are also excited to share this conversation with you all because we have an amazing guest—Queena Washington—who joined in and shared her personal experiences.

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