Being a Minority in a Majority World

As Black women we don’t always identify and discuss the daily stress and pressures of racism and discrimination. We know that it’s there we just don’t often dwell on it or put words to it. We’re prepared for and have experienced sales people following us in stores. But what about the other interactions throughout our day when we’re getting a cup of coffee, standing in line at CVS, or waiting to put gas in our car? When we’re mistreated how do we know that it is because of our skin color? What if the other person is just having a bad day and it’s not at all about us? The stress and anxiety that comes from the uncertain and undefined times of unfair treatment takes a great toll on us. Read more . . .

 

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