Did you read about the 12-year-old Black boy who was suspended because he had a staring contest with a White girl? Like a lot of things I read or see these days, it sounded entirely too crazy to be true.  Initially I figured that there had to be more to the story because that […]

Not Your Typical Father's Day Post


My intention was to write a post about Father’s Day – about a backyard barbecue, my husband’s favorite chocolate cake, an afternoon at the pool and all the shenanigans my girls have planned to celebrate the occasion.  I was going to tell you about all  of my husband’s  endearing attributes and the many ways that […]

Freckle Face

*This post was origionally featured as part of the Black History Month series on http://denadouglashobbs.com/ Race and ethnicity are hard subjects to talk about and contrary to popular belief, they are not the same thing.  Race generally refers to genetics, while ethnicity is cultural.  Race is determined by if you are or are not a descendant […]