The Black Gamer's Revolution: My Gaming Home

Exclusively Black spaces exist for a reason. It is tiring to be out in the world, being subjected to the casual racism that exists in our society today, all the time. It's not a big deal if one "nice" white lady says you speak well for a Black girl but, try it on 10, 20, 100 times and it can get to you and that says nothing about the frequent overt racism out there. But for various reasons, I didn't have access to all Black spaces outside my household for a fair bit of time growing up. So, video games became my retreat. But in, what was supposed to be, my restorative safe space, there was always a negotiation to be made.

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