The Lakeland Mirror

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Minority Perspective: Tiger stripes

Benjamin Wilks, Staff reporter

October 5, 2015

My blackness is something I take pride in; something I take joy in. I wake up every morning and smile in the mirror, looking at my appearance, picking out my afro and feeling confident about myself. But there was a time when I didn’t think or do any of that. I would look at myself in the mirror...

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