How I’m Part of the Problem

Sarah Sharp describes how she’s contributed to prejudice in this country.
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Some stories feel impossibly difficult to write, let alone publish, but those are usually the ones people like the most. Those are the stories that get people talking, which is exactly what I’m trying to do — start a conversation.

So here goes.

As my followers already know, I write about social injustice. I know all about white privilege and systemic racism and the world that colonialism




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Sarah Sharp

Sarah Sharp

Sarah Sharp writes about mental health and social injustice. You can find more of her work at and

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