Who Knew I Was So Terrifying

Just in time for Black History Month, I recount one of my favorite microaggressions

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There are so many microaggressions and racist experiences in the life of a Black person that it’s hard to choose just one. And while I’ve never been called the N-word (to my face), one thing that has always felt akin to the slur is that moment when your very existence in a…