“I’m Sorry,” Is Not Good Enough Anymore

This Year 2020–2021 Has Changed A Lot For Me…I’m Not Going Backwards

Every article that I write is written under the eye of this woman. She doesn’t have a name, but she reminds me of what I come from, and why I’ll never go back.

There are rules to being a Black woman in America, or Canada for that matter, and they all revolve around making our white counterparts feel safe and comfortable, while we suffer, struggle, and try to survive.

When a Black woman is abused or traumatized, oftentimes she is told she has no right to cry. She has no right to speak out. She is supposed to keep her head down, her mouth shut, and to shoulder the burden of abuse, trauma, and racism, without saying a word, because that shows strength.