All tagged Oppression

My Husband’s Unconscious Racism Nearly Destroyed Our Marriage

This essay was originally published on The Establishment on May 26, 2016. It has been republished on Black Girl NerdsHuffington Post and Everyday Feminism. I wrote this because...well, because I had to. It was cathartic in many ways and it helped me deal with an aspect of my relationship that I didn't want to face...something nobody else seemed to be talking about. 

Keeping It Real About Interracial Relationships as a POC Part 1

It's work being in an interracial relationship, including friendships. There is hands-down a lack of respect of Black people that permeates interactions between white and Black people. Whether or not you decide to engage in that battle is a personal choice. It is a choice that I will not encourage but for which I will offer resources and support.