How Far this World has Come.

Black Coffee Factory blog

There once was a world, an era, a nightmare where women were not important. There was a travesty where people of color were somehow not people at all. I don’t remember this world, nor have I actually lived in its truest form, but being able to review another’s recordings and experiences has been a rough journey in itself. Being a woman and/or a person of color, a part of the minority, or being associated with anyone at all with an extensive history of neglect and discriminatory abuse weighs you down with unnecessary fear, questions, and ignorance. It is hard for me to believe that I could have once been a slave if only I was born but another time than now. It is frightening to know that my friends with religious headwear would have suffered any abuse worse than they do today. I have done, and will continue to do pieces on…

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