“The suggestion that a Black person is ‘not really Black’ is tired and ignorant,” tweeted television mogul Shonda Rhimes in response to people questioning the blackness of 2020 presidential candidate, Senator Kamala Harris. “The Black experience has never been one size fits all—no matter how much old TV/films tried to make you thinks so.”
Unfortunately, many African-Americans cannot accept that fact.
Therefore, the mentality that the Black experience is only one particular thing causes us to remain divided in a world in which the chips are already stacked against us because of racism and discrimination.
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