I am white

I am a woman

In a country that is supposed to be for equality

I am given privilege

I am given advantage


when others fight

When others struggle on the same premises as I do

When we think of equality,

We think of fairness

We believe in justice

Then why,

is skin color such a big deal

Why do we as a people ignore the advantages we are given,

and the advantages taken away from others

We are in desperate need for a change

But how when our society is so blinded?

Because in the end everyone is equal

Even if not understood by all

Everyone deserves a chance

Empathy is key,

so keep an open mind

for this is the first step

to understanding

the inequality that exists in this country

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