I’m Angry and That’s More Than Enough

I’m tired. Physically, emotionally, and spiritually. With the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and now George Floyd. I’m tired of the disregard of black bodies. I’m tired of our humanity being constantly questioned, examined, and ultimately dismissed. I don’t know what to do or what happens next, but I know I will not beg anyone to recognize my humanity. I will not make any pleas to individuals or organizations that do not respect people that look like me. I’m tired of those of us with more melanin having to find solutions to a problem we never created. I refuse. I will not educate anyone on what’s happening, what has happened, and what seems will continue to happen. I mainly grow weary with my own thoughts on the world my children have to inhabit.

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