At This Time of Night?

At This Time of Night?

So I’m a girl, and I walked to the convenience store right next to my apartment that I pay for by myself with my job that I wake up and leave me apartment to go to, and I buy two bags of smart food cheddar popcorn. My sin food. I love it. When I was backpacking Mexico, literally the only thing that I missed about the US was cheddar popcorn because they don’t carry it in the stores in Mexico….

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Racism

Racism

So I started watching Kevin Hart’s new Netflix special about Black History (because of course February is Black History Month), and I got about 5 minutes into it and couldn’t keep watching it. There is a mixed-race black child sitting on a couch watching 12 Years a Slave with his white friend. Kevin Hart enters the room, which is one of many rooms in his luxurious mansion of a house – the result of his huge success as an entertainer….

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The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl

I was painting another painting and had to leave my apartment to buy more black paint. I drove to Michaels and got up to the cash register and the cashier said, as Americans do, in all their dead politeness, ‘how are you?’ I said back in all my dead politeness, ‘good, how are you,’ and she said back in all her dead politeness, ‘good.’ And that is how Americans greet each other. Because we are all dead inside. Anyway, I…

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