“You’re pretty for a black girl”

Autumn Rainey,
Indianapolis, IN.

I remember growing up in a mostly Caucasian area, and I was told this often. What was likely meant as a compliment to me, became quite an insult as I got older. I wish more people could give a compliment, without qualifying it.

 

“You’re pretty for a black girl”

Autumn Rainey,
Indianapolis, IN.

I remember growing up in a mostly Caucasian area, and I was told this often. What was likely meant as a compliment to me, became quite an insult as I got older. I wish more people could give a compliment, without qualifying it.

“You’re pretty for a black girl”

Autumn Rainey,
Indianapolis, IN.

I remember growing up in a mostly Caucasian area, and I was told this often. What was likely meant as a compliment to me, became quite an insult as I got older. I wish more people could give a compliment, without qualifying it.

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