I’ve never really been black enough.

headshotTaylor Butts,
Chesapeake, VA.

I’m Black. Completely. I’ve tried to trace my ancestry but couldn’t get very far. I’m very light skinned and “talk white” aka speak proper english so I don’t always fit in with my fellow African Americans but my hair never matched the white girls. Needless to say, I had a hard time finding my place in the world until I became at peace with who I am and whatever it is I’m made of!

 

I’ve never really been black enough.

headshotTaylor Butts,
Chesapeake, VA.

I’m Black. Completely. I’ve tried to trace my ancestry but couldn’t get very far. I’m very light skinned and “talk white” aka speak proper english so I don’t always fit in with my fellow African Americans but my hair never matched the white girls. Needless to say, I had a hard time finding my place in the world until I became at peace with who I am and whatever it is I’m made of!

I’ve never really been black enough.

headshotTaylor Butts,
Chesapeake, VA.

I’m Black. Completely. I’ve tried to trace my ancestry but couldn’t get very far. I’m very light skinned and “talk white” aka speak proper english so I don’t always fit in with my fellow African Americans but my hair never matched the white girls. Needless to say, I had a hard time finding my place in the world until I became at peace with who I am and whatever it is I’m made of!

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