The Daily Eastern News

Student finds comfort in her own skin at EIU

Olivia Swenson-Hultz | The Daily Eastern News
Paisley Adams, a senior spansih major overcame her struggles with microaggressions to discover a newfound convidence.

Dillan Schorfheide, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017

Though Paisley Adams, a senior Spanish major, is confident in her skin now, even competing in the Miss Black EIU pageant, she had trouble finding her identity as a black woman growing up. Paisley said she felt alone at times, though she knew what she was feeling was not OK. Paisley moved to Bloomington,...

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