The Time I Used My White Privilege to Get Her Child Back

It was almost too late

Photo by Eye for Ebony on Unsplash

I come from a white lower middle-class family in a small country town in the south. Tainted with generational trauma, which bred vicious cycles of abuse, I was determined to get out.

Early on, I noticed how the middle-class whites lived on one side of town, and every other shade lived on the other. Sure, there were…