Don’t misunderstand me. I love my blackness. But, as a black woman, I have to constantly exert and restrain myself. I have to work harder to overcome and shatter stereotypes, yet reign myself in in the hopes of not reinforcing them.

In case you are having trouble understanding Ferguson and the race issue sweeping America right now, let me catch you up. Here is a plain and simple explanation of the issues and current events at hand, using the metaphor of a Donut.


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