I am a mother of 3, a healthcare executive and a believer in equality and racial justice.
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July 2, 2020
The speaker was a mildly porcine blonde classmate with thick glasses, braces, and a mediocre GPA. Tenth grade. Talking to his friend, about me, in front of me. At that point, I played it cool. The little comments always brought this twist in my stomach and tightness in my throat, but I don’t think that I looked as sick as I felt. “Yeah, I know.” I shrugged. I might have agreed on some level that it was easier for me and unfair to my peer. Racism is like this strange contagion – a brain disease that leads to delusional thinking and inaccurate self-assessment. If there are two things that I...