Don’t Leave America, Fight For It!

photo credit Stephen Melkisethian

I am an African American woman in an interracial relationship.

I have never been so terrified about the state of affairs in our country.

Last night, we elected a new President, who has alienated a variety of groups with his rhetoric, and has given a voice to the white supremacist right.

I know what that hate looks like. I’ve endured the nasty looks with attempts to demean my relationship. I’ve endured attacks on my credibility and ability to perform as an African American attorney (subtle as well as blatant). I have seen the eyes of resentment of my success as a professional woman of color.

Read the rest in the Huffington Post.