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Theresa Johnson: Black Like Me

Mattie Roberts

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58 pages
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 About the Book 

Colorism basically infers that light skinned persons believe that they are superior to persons who are black like me. Actually, after my research, I can vaguely understand how and why I was labeled with the phase, “Here comes trouble”, and was oftenMoreColorism basically infers that light skinned persons believe that they are superior to persons who are black like me. Actually, after my research, I can vaguely understand how and why I was labeled with the phase, “Here comes trouble”, and was often told, “Girl, you need to stay in your place”. I always questioned, “Where is my place”? I will admit that being ostracized and mistreated as a child was cruel and painful. Colorism, racism, and bigotry were indeed factors to my making some bad decisions- which in turn, caused some dire reactions in my life. My intentions and motivation is to expose the continuous injustice and ugliness of racism, of bigotry, and of colorism by writing Theresa’s story.I was extremely astonished that many Christians are bigots, racists, and practice colorism