Posts tagged "African American"

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys
By Nicole Harding “I saw your son at the bus stop this morning…he sure has grown!” That was the early morning text that started my day with a smile. My son is my heart and soul and when I see him, I see unlimited possibilities.  In reality…everyone does not see unlimited possibilities. Some folks see... Read more »

End the Dark Skin Debate. Your Shade Is Beautiful.

End the Dark Skin Debate. Your Shade Is Beautiful.
By Zondra Hughes The light skin vs. dark skin debate just refuses to leave us alone. Books have been written, blogs, and a documentary, “Dark Girls” that has been heralded as educational, enlightening, and I dare say, empowering. In the documentary, one young Black man says that he couldn’t have a dark skinned girl on... Read more »