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EXPAT STORY: Courtney Bowden | Chapter 13

As a child of desegregation, I knew that integration was a longed-for hope, but a lost promise. It never truly occurred. And from the looks of things in the MAGA microcosm I lived within, I wondered if we would ever get there.

3 months ago

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The MAGA Microcosm.

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Alpharetta, GA

I decided that if living in these alabaster ‘burbs was God’s best for me, then I needed the Lord to just go and rapture ya girl up to Heaven’s pearly gates.

I’m joking. Kinda.

In all seriousness, I wanted to live - just not like this. Not anymore.

As a child of desegregation, I knew integration was a longed-for hope, but a lost promise. It never truly occurred.

And from the looks of things in the MAGA microcosm I lived within, I wondered if we would ever get there.

Courtney Bowden

Published 3 months ago