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I Am Black And This is How I Cope With Racism

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As a black woman living in a predominantly white society, racism is a part of my everyday life. I would like for it not to be so, but it is, and so I have learnt to live with it.

I must admit that I do struggle with the emotional pain and unfairness of it all on a daily basis. It’s important for me to say here that I don’t accept racism. I live with it because that is currently the way…

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Rebecca Stevens A.

Rebecca Stevens A.

I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.

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