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…
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