MercyfulGrace Diaries with Yolanda Spivey – ‘On Racism’

White Privilege personified ..’

MercyfulGrace

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I quote ‘Yolonda Spivey’ –

“When I did the Bianca White experiment (changing myself into a white woman to get jobs), I thought I was just telling a story that happened to me.

I never thought that my actions were any sort of brave steps, but I quickly learned that they were.

Many Black people are discriminated against every step they take in their daily lives and they choose to remain silent.

Some are just afraid to lose what they have built over the years. I understand them though because I have suffered tremendously for what I have done.

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People thought my life just popped after that experiment, but it didn’t. Corporate America shut the doors in my face– I was no longer welcomed to sit at their table.

As a result, I was faced with standing on the street corner to earn a living just to feed my son. …

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