Lakia Shavon Lightner-Padgett – My Black and Native White mixed heritage

I was raised by my mother.

She taught me different languages, foods and customs.

People were racist towards me. I’ve experienced “Colorism”. I was called an, “Animal” by a Hispanic man.

My successes are:

Establishing my own businesses.

A certified WBENC.

Became chairwoman for the, National Women’s Studies Association.

I published several books already.

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