You have a black girl’s hair

14575_10202198467031354_2091456860_nLauren,
Fairpoint, NY.

I was required to do this for a MSW course on ethnic diversity. As a white, Italian-American woman, it was very difficult for me to think of an example of a racial micro-aggression that I have experienced. I have coarse, curly black hair. The statement was meant to be an insult.

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