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Setting Boundaries: No Guilt Tripping

“If your version of me respecting you involves me disrespecting myself, you can go.” Have you ever experienced a person that makes you feel guilty for saying no? Or just an indifference to how they make you feel? They make you feel terrible for setting a boundary. They make you feel like you’re being difficult… Continue reading Setting Boundaries: No Guilt Tripping

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History… My History

Standing out in the fields under a scorching sun Arrested under the fear of whips and rabid dogs Forced to pick cotton or reproduce, whether we wanted to or not Sounds like history... my history.   Perched on our hands and knees until they bled dark red Scrubbing floors, washing dishes, cleaning windows Using gritty… Continue reading History… My History

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The Lazy One

I wasn't with Benjamin for long, but it felt like forever. Our relationship was eight months of me trying to change him and mold him into what I wanted... it was a fail. It all started the summer before senior year when Ben randomly added me on Facebook. We never really talked at school, but… Continue reading The Lazy One

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The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Yesterday I went to my first Black Lives Matter protest. I was hesitant at first, but my friends convinced me and I am so glad I was able to be apart of something so big. As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., I plan on being more involved in what is going on… Continue reading The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement