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With Liberty

The Time I Called My Black Boss a Honky

And the power of words

Colonel Sanders via Wikimedia Commons

When I was in high school I waitressed at an old folks’ home. It was an after-school and weekend gig with an unsurprisingly high turnover. We had to wear Colonel Sanders bowties and dip our hands in bleach. I didn’t smell any better than I looked after a shift.

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