Digital magazine for girls of color




Jaize Francis

Amerikkkan Exceptionalism
Amerikkkan Exceptionalism

My skin is a terrorist threat and my words as well because skin color is seen as a weapon in itself in this country. The deep tone of my skin is more threatening than all the skittles, hairbrushes, wallets, Wii remotes, cellphones, pill bottles, and iPods that those meant to serve and protect “mistook” for guns. My weapon is one that does not require reloading, for it constantly produces terror, and invariably leads to mass destruction. ...