Like I have NO right. Like it’s not my place. Like I am one of the white faces that come to our lands to take pictures with all that is exotic.
My stomach turned after being called a “white woman.” Her eyes turned crimson. The fiercest bull… her only desire was to take us out one by one.
She denied me MY blackness.
In one word she attempted to cleanse me of my ancestors. She tried to erase my roots. Devaluing my experience. Dismissing my life’s work.
~ An excerpt and work in progress from my upcoming keynote!
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