Black, I: Them Things

Growing up black, you learn real quick the things you just don’t speak about. My auntie and them voices was one of them things…

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Black, I: The Truth About Slavery

I was in the ninth grade, the only black girl in a classroom of white peers, when I learned the truth about slavery. At the time, I thought I knew all there was to know. No fault of my mother’s; she just didn’t have the heart to tell me the whole truth…