Paper echoes the vulnerability and resilience of the human soul. Artist, poet, educator, public speaker and thriver! Smiles and unpaved roads are the way I roll :D paint much love, always, C

I am forty years old. I have been working full-time since the age of eighteen. I have been Black my entire life — this will never change, however, this is the first time, someone in a position of power at any of my jobs has taken the time our center manager has to hear me.

Does it change what I feel or ease the heavy weight on my shoulders? No.

But, it is a start.

Tre L. Loadholt