My Mind Was Colonized, But I Gave Myself Permission To Be Free

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My mind has been colonized. It has been for a long time, but I’m working on it.

When I say my mind has been colonized, It’s been hijacked for decades by descendants of colonizers, inappropriately taken and used as a tool of White Supremacy to maintain dominance over me. I had been comparing myself to my Black neighbors and White people, strategizing how I…