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We Are All Foul…and Beautiful

To be free, we will have to give up representations based on race. We are all human, we are all flawed and amazing at the same time

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I’ve been thinking about the term “white trash.” I know the term is racist, and more than that, classist, but I hadn’t wrapped my mind around my argument against it until recently. I only recognized that is directed at a white person’s unexpectedly low status.

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Mahajoy Laufer, LICSW

Mahajoy Laufer, LICSW

Mahajoy Laufer is co-owner of Thoughts That Byte. LICSW, dancer, and tabla player. Follow her publication Thoughts That Byte https://medium.com/thoughtsthatbyte

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