When You Realize Silence Isn’t Safe

A personal reflection from a Black Woman fighting against our own self-imposed silence…

I’m actually not sure when it shifted for me. When the place became a place where it wasn’t safe anymore. When the place of me, the world I live in, the world I work in, was no longer safe. The truth is, it never was. But if I’m being really honest with myself, I remember the exact age I decided to stay silent about…