Dear White Women, I’m Breaking Up With You

Dear White Women,

I have thought about writing this letter for years and have finally realized that it is time. Perhaps a letter that has been long overdue. I have spent more than half of my life writing everything from poetry to novels, trying to speak to women and encourage women to live their best lives. I knew after the 2016 presidential election, I had a lot more to say than what could fit in a poem, so I started my blog. My very first blog, “Becky, UGG Boots and Pussy Cat Hats,” was read by thousands of white women, many of whom challenged me yet ultimately agreed with me and promised to work harder to fight against racism.

I am always one to give someone the benefit of the doubt.

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Love, Sex & Revolution

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