Our Human Family
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Our Human Family

How Racism Left a Black Woman Naked and Handcuffed

This cannot happen again. Ever.

Photo by Jessica Felicio on Unsplash

She stands in her sanctuary — the bedroom of her home—after a long day, and her tired feet bark as she pulls off shoes that have pounded the streets of Chicago all day.

She eyes her bed with anticipation as she removes the last of clothing from her body. A body she believed was her own in 2019.

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Estacious(Charles White)

Estacious(Charles White)

I am a southern writer and teacher living in the midwest. I focus on education, poetry, and fiction. I am an award-winning playwright. estaciousw1914@yahoo.com