On my second day in the new town, I went to Best Buy to buy a telephone. In the store, I asked a salesperson, “Do you have old fashioned telephones as opposed to cellular phones?” He knew exactly what I meant and pointed me in the right direction.
I have a landline in my new apartment because,…
I have no idea what this is like. I’m a white woman from NYC and its’ suburbs and I have never suffered from racial discrimination. I’ve been the subject of sexual harassment and borderline assault but I have always had this fucked up cushion of white skin and light hair.
And I get that this is just a speck of what some people go through daily. I’m aware of what’s happening in this world and I am scared and confused for our citizens, our families and our friends.
This is just a small part of it all, but it translates to so much more. How fucking devastating. How brutal.