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A blog from Medium about the fight against anti-Black racism.

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A woman who didn’t take no for an answer

Photos: courtesy of the author


I hear my ancestors whispering in my ear, ‘Daughter, you were called for just this moment!’

The author’s grandfather. Photos courtesy of the author.


She experienced the tumultuous ’60s with a blend of innocence and ‘stand up for what’s right’ conviction

Elementary class photo of the author’s mother, Cecelia Lacayo.
Elementary class photo of the author’s mother, Cecelia Lacayo.
Photos courtesy of author


Halloween While Black

I may have never gone trick-or-treating, but my mother made our home a Halloween wonderland

Photo courtesy of the author


And systemic and structural racism is to blame

Momentum

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