Dear Racism

Dear Racism,

Please accept this letter as notice of my resignation from the position of 2nd class citizen. My last day of employment was yesterday.

Unlike leaving other positions, this was an easy decision because I never asked for the job.
I never agreed to be labeled, belittled, mistreated, abused, disrespected, disregarded as worthless…you get the point.

You have been chipping away at me since I was a little girl, telling me that I was not good enough.

I never desired to be viewed as the angry black woman just because I expressed my displeasure. I am no one’s bitch.

What you think of me is not my business but yours. So the stereotypes, like the video vixen, loud mouth, mammy, Jezebel, etc. have no power over me.

You tried to brainwash me to the point that I altered my body and lightened my skin to conform to the standards…

View original post 392 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s