Tag: Black Lives Matter

As An Overseas Black Parent, Going Home Is Hard

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I Just Cannot Today  I woke up this morning and read an article describing the traffic stop of a Black and Latino Army Lieutenant who...

March Book Club: The Vanishing Half

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  Are you a twin? I remember feeling envious of twins growing up. I felt like they had an almost supernatural connection, and I thought...

January Book Club: Homegoing

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I heard about Homegoing a few years ago. It sat on my TBR bookshelf. It called to me, with a vibrant orange cover and...

Friday Favorites – Black Artist Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

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Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty...

10 Female Abolitionists to Inspire Anti-Racism Today

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At some point in our education, we learned about slavery in the United States.  We learn about the slave trade. We discuss what life was...

As An Asian-American, I Understand Why Black Lives Matter

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When I was in 5th grade I was getting on the bus to head to school. As I took my seat, a white boy sitting...

Dear White Parents: Our Fate Rests With You

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My 7-year-old was reading a book about Jackie Robinson last night. Robinson was born in 1919, and in 1947, he became the first African...

Dear Princess Meghan, I Am Mixed-Race and I Am Watching You

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Dear Princess Meghan, I am a girl, and I have great ambitions. I love reading, dancing, swimming, soccer, playing dress up, and being dramatic. I...

Raising Strong Black Sons: A Call to Action

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I figured my mother to be a huge crime-book enthusiast as I was coming of age. She used to incessantly say that her biggest...

Go Back To Where You Came From: What the Playground Taught...

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A few months ago, my 10-year-old daughter came home from school and said, “Mom, today at school, a girl told me to go back...

Why My Daughter Will Wear Whatever She Wants This Halloween

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Halloween is swiftly approaching and, as per usual for the opinionated voices of the internet, there has been quite some controversy over what is...