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Nah, sis. You're just being ig'nant!

I can tell most of you have never been to jail. I have more than once. First time I was a teen without a care in the world. Second time, I was a wife and mother of two. My youngest baby was still a newborn.Titty milk was still leaking from my boobs. And while I was in there for less than twenty-four hours the second time, that ish damn near drove me mad.
To be away from my kids and not know one way or the other when I was going to be released and to be locked in with women who bragged about stabbing, beating, and hurting other people for fun? The guards didn't give two shits that I was in there for a non-violent offense. They didn't give a sh*t about me wanting to call my husband and check on my kids. They treated my black arse just like they treated the women who were in there for doing mess I will never be wild or crazy enough to do.
It was then I realized that while I was willing to throw hands, I was in no way a young woman with nothing to lose anymore. Being away from my babies damn near drove me mad. I'm not about to risk that again unless my child(ren)'s lives are in danger or someone is threatening their persons.
People are going to talk. People on FB talk shit day in and day out. You can't run up on everyone because your feelings are hurt. You can't run up on people because they "said" something about your kids. That's not protecting them, sis. Their lives weren't in danger. That's a felony. That's assault. And if you run up on the right one, that's bodily harm or a stand your ground defense waiting to happen depending on the state. So now you're either in jail with a felony charge or dead. How does this help your child(ren)?
I'm just ranting. I ain't got all the answers. Some days i ain't shit like the rest of you, but sometimes, I got some sense and shit.
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