Black America: A Country That Was Never Meant to Survive | by Danielle Purifoy

“My American-ness is undercut by my blackness, because black Americans were never meant to be.” The thing about being a black American in general, and a descendant of African slaves in particular, is that although you built it, the country that you claim was not made for you. So far as our records demonstrate, my … More Black America: A Country That Was Never Meant to Survive | by Danielle Purifoy