Racial animus is exhausting. Stop it.

Noel Holton Brathwaite,
Valley Stream, NY

p>There is such a thing as a black tax. In addition to working hard and trying to accomplish our dreams, we must grapple with people’s low expectations and projected anxieties and continuous gaslighting. Being judged unfairly takes a huge emotional toll on us black folks. It is essentially a “tax” we must pay just for existing.


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