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How to Make This Week a Little Easier for Your Team

You don’t have to pretend everything is normal

Black woman on a video call for work, her face is not visible.
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November 9, 2016, I woke up, heard the results of the presidential election, and immediately laid back down in my bed. I stayed that way for a while, thinking, “I have to be at work in an hour, but I’m not even sure I can move right now,” and then cried while showering and getting dressed. All…