This past Saturday, while scrolling through Instagram, I stopped in my tracks at a picture of Oneika Raymond. The picture was lovely, but the words are what lured me in and kept me reading and replying to comments for almost an hour. The topic? Oneika gave a candid recap of her experience as a black woman traveling in Uzbekistan.
The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde by Erle Stanley Gardner
Everyone in the village was surprised when a mother gave her second daughter the same name as the first -- both were named Carrie. Ever since Carrie the First had been a little girl she had the kind of face everyone seemed to love. People flocked around the child with big smiles. But Carrie the Second's face was pock-marked face and horrid, and her hair was wild and stringy.