With Hope

Amber Norwood Letter

Exercise Prompt: Write a series of letters in response to Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, including friends, family members, and those who may have committed microaggressions.   Dear (White) Reader, I hope that if you are seeing this, you have come with an open heart and an open mind, that you can look at the words on the page, and get the uncomfortable …

Letter to a Lady

Amber Norwood Letter

Dear Lady who said I was lucky to get accepted into college only because of my background, I would like to start off by saying you hurt my feelings but now I know I can do anything I set my mind to because I work hard for it and not because people feel bad for me. People like you love …