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The 10 Most Infuriating Things People Have Said to Me as a Black Woman

‘Do you know how to read?’

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In the time of coronavirus, I spend a lot of time sitting around with the friends in my quarantine circle trading stories about our lives before the pandemic. Recently, our conversation turned to the worst dates we’d ever been on, and as I relayed one of my dating failures, I shared a racially charged…

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Sondra Rose Marie

Sondra Rose Marie

Neurodivergent queer femme examining the intersection of trauma, love, race, & independence through personal narratives. 🧠🌈🖤http://sondrarosemarie.com

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