When being Black and surviving in this world became too much, I sought to become nothing

II trudged into class so heavy I was practically underground. There were cracks in my resting strong face. Immediately upon dissolving into a seat I was asked what was wrong. I managed to say, “I just can’t with this Mike Brown thing. It’s too much.” It was 2014, I was…

Daniele Dickerson

Daniele Dickerson is a writer and mother from the American West.

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