By Blavity Team
Published April 2, 2019

13 Things Black Men Don't Hear Often Enough

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There's no weakness in sharing your emotions. Only strength, solidarity and power.

I love you bro.

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There's no weakness in sharing your emotions. Only strength, solidarity and power.

I love you bro.

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You just have to commit
to getting better.

You don't have to be perfect.

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You just have to commit
to getting better.

You don't have to be perfect.

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Someone is depending on you to be yourself.

Be exactly who you are.

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Someone is depending on you to be yourself.

Be exactly who you are.

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Read at least 12 books a year (which is more than average). We also aren't average.

Read more.

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Read at least 12 books a year (which is more than average). We also aren't average.

Read more.

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You can't "work yourself" out of your mind. Emotional trauma is very real.

Your mental health matters.

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You can't "work yourself" out of your mind. Emotional trauma is very real.

Your mental health matters.

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Living is an act of resistance. You're going to thrive despite the odds.

You're going to live and thrive.

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Living is an act of resistance. You're going to thrive despite the odds.

You're going to live and thrive.

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Seriously, don't bow your head to life. You were built for this.

You are a descendent of kings.

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Seriously, don't bow your head to life. You were built for this.

You are a descendent of kings.

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Learn how to take the Ls and move on. Adapt and overcome.

Failure isn't a tattoo.

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Learn how to take the Ls and move on. Adapt and overcome.

Failure isn't a tattoo.

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Go for it.

You don't need permission to be Excellent.

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We can all get what we want. Help others, but have boundaries.

"Everybody eats, b." - Ace Boogie

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We can all get what we want. Help others, but have boundaries.

"Everybody eats, b." - Ace Boogie

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But it pays to think like an owner.

Absolutely nothing is wrong with working for others.

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Period.

#BlackLivesMatter.

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Period.

#BlackLivesMatter.

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Learn how to cook, exercise, eat well, and get active.

Take care of yourself.

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Learn how to cook, exercise, eat well, and get active.

Take care of yourself.

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