When I was a kid, I was very aware of the perceived differences between black and white people and the basic separation. It was rare to see an interracial couple and when you did, it was a big deal. And not necessarily in a good way. I didn't have an issue with it, but, yeah, … Continue reading Race and Shifting Perspectives.
As we were rushing out the door, the other morning, Antwan asked me why his skin was “brown.” With no time to sit down and have a heart-to-heart, I said “Because you were born that way, your skin is beautiful. Get your backpack.” I made a mental note to come back to it later. If I … Continue reading Mommy, Why Am I Brown?