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The Missing POC’s in AA

In a previous blog I explored the stigma around alcoholism and addiction, how struggling communities often face the same dehumanization for their addiction issues and how white people struggling with addictions are sometimes portrayed as brave whereas POC’s are cast […]

Why I Hated Black Men

Growing up, my mom was a single mother, and never dated anyone the entire 22 years before she became wheelchair bound. The only couple I looked up to as “love” were my white god parents who are still together to […]

Racism in Dating

I was in high school when a boy said “I want some chocolate milk in my diet” as a means to hit on me. At the time, considering the bullying I was experiencing and the sheltered childhood I had, I […]