It was in 1973 when I forced my parents to send me to school,I was themed too old for the class I was to start with,but pride brings the downfall of a person,I was going to put that away.i wasn’t any better that the smaller ones if they could do things I couldn’t ,it would bring me more shame that way,I needed to get to their level and beat them,not just because we were competitors,but because they were whites and all male.
I was the only black lady in the class,I was mocked at,bullied,but I was stronger than they are,I had a more esired commitment,I knew I was heading somewhere,when they mocked me,I laughed at them,when they bullied,I fought harder each time until I was sure I had conquer them,now they fear me.
I graduated top of my class in college,I was branded the first black female to do that,now I am 69,as I go through memory lane of what I had achieved all through the years,I tell you BEING BLACK ISN’T AN Excuse NEITHER IS BEING A Woman ONE.
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