Dear White People, People of Color are Just People

People can be your friends, if they look different than you do if they walk differently than you do if they speak a language you don’t if they wear clothes you don’t expect if they have toys you thought they wouldn’t if their family has different types of members than yours if their God is […]

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Day 2, Black History Month Things to Ponder

Never be deceived that the rich will allow you to vote away their wealth.Lucy Parsons: Freedom, Equality & Solidarity – Writings & Speeches, 1878-1937 Something I have noticed is that racism is rampant among my friends who do not think beyond the surface level. It’s like what I tell my daughter to find the hairbrush […]

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A Letter to My Very White Daughter, From Your Mildly Racist Mother

Dear Darla, I like this photo. You are so stinking cute in a hoodie. Every time you put on a hoodie and go walking through our gated community – I immediately think of Trevon Martin and experience a flash of thankfulness that you are not black in America today. To be sure, there have been […]

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