In the relative safety of my Los Angeles home, I awoke to the news of the terrorist bombings in Brussels and immediately readied myself for the usual “thoughts, prayers and candles lit in condolence” that always come on the heels of attacks like these (at least the ones in predominantly white countries).
I also did something that’s become equally predictable: I told my husband — again — that I wasn’t ready to revisit Europe. Why? Because I’m irrationally afraid to go to a place where random strangers like me are targeted for violence and death — and yes, I know how read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com