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Black Girls and White Women (Part III)


A couple weeks ago, a new aide and the director of her agency sat in my living room for the first time and the director said the aide and I “needed to learn each other.” I agreed, but didn’t have … Continue reading

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Black Girls and White Women (Part II)


Black girls, like everybody else, want esteem and authority. They are unprepared to do anything else, so they work as aides and I think they are ashamed of it. Couple that with their eagerness to tell the rest of the … Continue reading

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Black Girls and White Women (Part I)


I only know one other person who is getting Medicaid home health aides and she is just as outraged as I am at how we get treated. She concurs with everything I say about aides being arrogant and bossy, and … Continue reading

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