By Britni Danielle, essence.com
The United States has never been a cakewalk for Black people. While many of us continue to strive for success, and thrive in spite of the challenges, others have opted for a new approach to deal with things like racism and prejudice that can get in our way.
On a recent episode of HBO’s Vice News, Andrea X said her unconventional way to combat racism has been especially effective.
“Every time I have a conversation with [a white person], I just pick up on certain things that they say, I pick up on the microaggressions, the passive aggressiveness, I pick up on it,” she explained. “So, I decided one day to just eliminate white people from my personal life, and ever since then, my life has been way more breezy.”
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