Color Matters

Many people discuss white privilege.
Other folks just can’t fathom it.
Some will think they know.

When you live it each day
in your heart and bones,
what is there to think?

White folks can snooze here.

Now let’s talk light privilege.
Here we mean shades of color.
Lighter shades are easier accepted.

There was a dark girl in my Junior High School.
She used Nadilona Bleaching Cream each day,
hands to upper arms and face to lower neckline.

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