I’m continually brought to new lows, every day. Shocked, still, to see the depth of the ugliness permeating the country I’m no longer proud to call home. And Disgusted by each manifestation of my own learned bigotry, as I am now able to recognize and name it...

That thought still hits me all the damned time, the one about Jesus, who knew we were still a literal nation of racists?

The one where I let myself feel a little enlightened and start to maybe pat myself on the back and there you are in my head to snap me back to the reality -that the only people expressing that shocked outrage over our condition are white people.

That to Black America, this is just another Tuesday.

(Duh. Had to get real personally inconvenient before we took notice, right? ).

I’m glad you are consistently addressing current events still. Yours is an important voice for me to hear.

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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