#ThursdayThoughts: The Burden of Diversity

When I decided to blog my venture into reading literature written by women of color, I did so for many reasons: To expand my own reading past a library dominated by white men, To understand myself better and to contextualize my position as a woman of color living in the U.S., and To actually understand …

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Today is a scary day for me, and for many Americans. I am full of fear, and I honestly can't say that I am being buoyed by hope and love and friendship. Because I'm not. I'm not comforted by people, including my own husband, telling me that "everything is going to be okay." I know …

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