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The Easiest Way To Celebrate Earth Day

Think of it this way, if your favorite shirt gets stained, you work to remove the stain. If your granny falls down and scrapes her knee, you help her up and give her a band-aid. If you to continue to enjoy the only planet you have to live on, you’ll do your part to keep it thriving.

My Family’s Visit to The African American History Museum Should Be Your Reason To Go

Welcome to Black History Month. I’ve been contemplating the best way to share my most recent adventure with my littles as we have begun to immerse ourselves in black history. Not just for the month but more regularly throughout their little lives. My sons are three and four years old. It may seem like aContinue reading “My Family’s Visit to The African American History Museum Should Be Your Reason To Go”

“I Don’t See Color”. That’s Nice, Do You See Me?

It is a kind thing to say. There are typically no ill feelings coming from the speaker of these words. It means you do not define people by the color of their skin. Thank you, but please see me for who I am. Who I am can be conveyed in many ways. My character, myContinue reading ““I Don’t See Color”. That’s Nice, Do You See Me?”

Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie

By Jillian Lankford “What are you?” The words that have haunted me since the 6th grade. I am privileged to have attended a culturally diverse public elementary school in Detroit called the Foreign Language Immersion Cultural Studies School, or F.L.I.C.S for short. The school was comprised of three foreign language programs, Spanish, French and Japanese.Continue reading “Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie”