Those of you who know what a "switch" is may also remember what it felt like to be whipped with one. Child abuse? Probably. But these were people who'd seen people they knew dangling from trees by ropes. ...They were deathly afraid that we would act out in the wrong place at the wrong time and wind up as dead as those long lost relations. It was the only way they knew of making it clear just how dire our circumstances truly were.
Raised on Racism...a survival story, Keka