Race and Shifting Perspectives.

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.

Mommy, Why Am I Brown?

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?