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I Am Not Invisible

But You Constantly Try to Erase Me

originally published in Cultural Daily on June 16, 2020.

She interviews for the same job —
the nicely dressed Black woman.
You hire me instead.
You feel good. Equal Opportunity.
You sleep in your bed dreaming dreams while the Black woman’s dream is to find a job — any job.
I am a feel-good number…



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Nancy Blackman, MASF

8X Top Writer. Editor: CRY Magazine. Owner: Refresh the Soul and The Shortform. Published in “Mixed Korean: Our Stories.”