How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out

Racism. Racial languages. Systemic injustices and our kids. When I was a girl growing up in South Carolina, my young sister and I had several friends we would play with at school, through our extra-curricular activities, on our sports teams, and even in our home. Even though we grew up in a predominately African AmericanContinue reading “How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out”

When Judging Pays Off

There is a blogger turned author named, Luvvie Ajayi. I read her blogs occasionally and follow her on social media. I do this for two reasons: a.) Luvvie understands the pulse of American culture (and in many ways, she is the pulse), and b.) Luvvie is laugh-out-loud funny, and I need that kind of healingContinue reading “When Judging Pays Off”

“Hidden Figures” Teaches How Injustices Remain Hidden

I had the pleasure of watching the movie, “Hidden Figures” during opening weekend. It was a birthday gift to myself. I love seeing well written stories and brilliant acting on the big screen, and my heart gets all the more excited when those stories are being told about and by beautiful black people. Such isContinue reading ““Hidden Figures” Teaches How Injustices Remain Hidden”