I wrote this article more like a confession on my own thoughts and incorrect assumptions. See just because I am a person of color does not mean I am automatically ‘woke’. I too have to work at learning and understanding my own biases and where they stem from.
Pouring your heart out on a piece of paper and damping out your feelings when the world reads it is difficult in itself. When someone criticizes you, it is but natural to feel hurt. Read my article on how to handle criticism, published on Medium.com