Not only does fascinating over the reason Black women are harmed imply that Black women being harmed is reasonable in the first place, but it also trivializes the issue; leaving our safety and wellbeing at risk.
I have to learn to forgive. For every time I was broken by a person, I built up resentment. Sometimes, not even for that person, but for myself.
Like John C. Maxwell said, “You must be big enough to admit your mistakes, smart enough to learn from them, and strong enough to correct them.” Afterall, life is all about learning and growing.
We all have our faves; we all have those we idolize. However, our faves are actual human beings. Complex and complicated and nowhere near perfect.
The vast majority of children of color will go through their entire educational career without having a teacher who looks like them. The United States’ educational landscape will benefit from an increase of racial diversity and cultural competence.
Society projects an idea that once you go to college jobs come easy and that life itself is easy. College graduates seek jobs in their career field and find themselves at a dead end.