I am flying back to the USA this morning, a bit nervous about the flight , but looking forward to going back home.
Thinking back on my trip, I should say overall I enjoyed the trip. Even though the program wasn’t what I expected and I got sick, I still enjoyed Salvador.
About the incident with the blonde woman I described in my other blog posts, even though her comments annoyed me, I still don’t dislike her and I forgive her comments. I’m not going to let that drag me down anymore. I wish her well and overall, despite her ignorance, I think she’s a nice person. We all have our ignorant moments, but any way, I’ve learned a lot both from my new Black girlfriend and from my experience in Salvador overall, especially about my identity as a Black woman.
I think if anything I can take from this is that I shouldn’t waste my time worrying about who does and doesn’t like Black women because it’s such a big world that it doesn’t really matter anyway.
I’ve got some more things that I would like to write in more detail about sometime later, like about my bus trip snafu and some other experiences too.
Anyway, all women are beautiful, there is no one race whose beauty is superior. The blonde woman is beautiful too, but no one race has superior beauty to another. Everyone deserves to be respected and viewed as an equal. I am going to try and remember my experience in Salvador and remind myself not to waste my time on jealousy or anger when I look back on it because as I already said there’s a whole world out there.
Any way, my flight is this morning then I have a lay over in Miami, I’m a bit anxious, but I’m praying for safe travel and everything.