It has to be bronchitis…I had it in the fall, so this would be the second this school year…Respiratory infections are part of working with kids, part of being an elementary teacher…That’s why I’m out of breath every time I walk…Bronchitis…Heart Disease…Atrial Fibrillation… It wasn’t bronchitis. I had fluid in …
I’m so tired of these daily microaggressions chipping away at my soul. Your prejudice, racism, and insecurity shouldn’t be part of my daily existence. –T.Lanette
Originally published September 28, 2017
Four and a half months later, I still feel the same way. In fact, I think these situations have increased during the last few months. Microaggressions aren’t always the words that people say out loud. Words are easier to document and fight against. It’s the actions that are more difficult to deal with on a daily basis.
…it would seem absurd that someone would be so invasive as to touch something so sacred that lays upon your head. Right?…Whether we wear afros, braids, or relaxers, someone is quick to invade our personal space to touch our hair. The rudeness can be overwhelming. JoyStokesWrites.Wordpress.com
In the wake of this serious news, I’ve witnessed two general responses. The first being devastation at the potential loss of the Internet as we’ve come to know it. The other is apathy and a facetious nostalgia for the world before online socializing. While everyone will be affected by the …
This warmed my heart! This mom is giving young Black boys and girls something that we never had as kids: accurate representation. Our kids deserve to see their images on party supplies just like other children. She is amazing!