Every now and then I come across a piece of writing that is just on the money. And I cannot help myself from audibly agreeing. So if you catch my face cloaked in the light of my phone or glazed over while on my laptop and you here "ugh," you know I hit something good.
While doing some light research I cam across Tressie McMillan Cottom's essay When Your (Brown) Body is a (White) Wonderland from her blog Some of Us Are Brave. I could not help but throw the hands up and let out an "uggggh."
Below is the line that did it.