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Bully for You, America!

Today is a holiday.

The 4th of July!

Independence Day!

The question remains: Independence from whom or what? The British monarch Old King George? Or was it civility, laws and proper English?

Well, as an American whose African heritage consisted of enslaved peoples, some of my ancestor’s independence had not even begun to happen until slavery was…



Myla is the author of God’s Daughter, an inspirational text for survivors of abuse.

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