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A Child of the Millennium

Elizabeth Jasmine Alexis


MONICA lays on her bed under the covers. The time is 1:20 am, and like any teenager she is scrolling restlessly through her Instagram feed – she is of darker complexion, with 4c natural hair, has a slim or athletic build, and is a junior in high school. MONICA prides herself in her talent in makeup and her eye for fashion. MONICA currently lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After scrolling through her feed for almost an hour now, she stumbles upon a post of a white girl around her age, with a heart emoji and the hashtags: #snowbunny #snowbunniesdoitbetter.


Sexuality; Love; Agency; Black Woman; Interracial; Relationship; Family

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ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness. ISSN: 1543-0855 (online).
Editor: Dr. Darlene V. Russell.

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