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Being a woman is not a job. There is no description of responsibilities and characteristics.
We’re in the year 2018. I think it’s about time we stopped assigning static ideas to fluid concepts, like being a woman.
In the same way, Natives were robbed of their ancestral lands, slapped with a label, and pushed to the margins of American history. But American history IS their history. The United States of America is an infant aberration of THEIR history.
The story of being Black in America could be summed up by telling you that Blackness is a memory. It’s a memory of the harshness, the inhumane cruelty that your mother’s grandmother undoubtedly went through. It’s the memory of the hard life your grandmother endured. It’s the memory of your own mother saying, “Stay calm. They won’t hurt you.”