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To Black Parents Visiting Earth: LIST OF RESOURCES

If you read To Black Parents Visiting Earth:  Raising Black Children in the 21st Century,  below is the list of resources I referred to throughout the book.  It is comprised of books, articles, handouts, slide presentations, and videos on a range of topics… Read More

TO BLACK PARENTS VISITING EARTH

What if Black parents from other planets visited Earth?   What kind of advice would you give them to safely navigate the world given today’s social climate?   In a book that is part memoir and part self-help guide,  Janet Stickmon writes… Read More

List of Resources: White Privilege, White Socialization, & Construction of Whiteness in the U.S.

White folks, educate yourselves. If you believe in racial justice, do this work. Turn inward to see how your white privilege and unconscious biases interfere with your ability to connect with POC and prevent the creation of a racially just society. Whites… Read More

TO BLACK PARENTS VISITING EARTH- LETTER #5: DOLLS

“I’m looking for dolls and action figures that represent active girls of all ethnicities with ambitions that don’t always involve making a fashion statement.” –Janet Stickmon

TO BLACK PARENTS VISITING EARTH–Letter #1

Letter #1  To Black Parents Visiting Earth, It has taken me several months to write to you … and I don’t even know your name … or if you’ll be visiting my part of the planet.  I guess it’s taken forever because… Read More

A Perfect Ordinary Day: An Act of Self-Love

A Perfect Ordinary Day:  An Act of Self-Love  Preface While writing “Beauty Revealed—Bringing Out the Best in Others,” the final essay in Midnight Peaches, Two O’clock Patience, I began jotting down notes focused on how to avoid stagnancy in order to stay motivated in… Read More

BLACKAPINA

 First Movement: The Intersection People of multiethnic backgrounds are accustomed to existing at the intersections of multiple worlds and multiple identities, holding and juggling those spaces in tension.[1] We become adept at navigating in and out and through numerous ethnoracial and ethnocultural… Read More