30 Black People On What It’s Really Like To Live In America

Thought Catalog

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1. I used to dream about me being any other color and cry when I woke up.

When I was younger, I didn’t understand why I was so different. I used to dream about me being any other color and cry when I woke up.

2. You have to work nearly 3 times harder to prove your “worth,” work-wise and innocence-wise.

You have to work nearly 3 times harder to prove your “worth,” work-wise and innocence-wise. No one ever believes you’re the creator of a semi-knowledgeable statement.

3. I just hate when people look at you and hold their bags a little closer or clinch their purses a little tighter.

I just hate when people look at you and hold their bags a little closer or clinch their purses a little tighter.

4. I have it ingrained in my head that people are…

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Published by: Geo Gee

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