I am White. My daughter is White. My granddaughter is White. And we talk about race.

I am White. My daughter is White. My granddaughter is White. And we talk about race.

by guest blogger Connie Carter I am White. My daughter is White. My granddaughter is White, and we all live in Maine, one of the Whitest states in the Union. When I think about raising a race conscious grandchild under…

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“That’s not fair!” and the concept of protest

by Sachi Feris One of my daughter’s favorite activities is playing with her vintage Fisher Price people from the 1970’s. At one-and-a-half, she spent happy hours placing them in and out of her vintage school bus…but it proved to be…

What I say about a children’s book when all the characters are White

What I say about a children’s book when all the characters are White

by Sachi Feris Among our children’s books, we have a dozen or so of my childhood favorites that my mom saved. One such classic is “Too Many Mittens” by Florence and Louis Slobodkin, published in 1958. This story is about twin…

How I would talk to my future four-year-old about Michael Brown and Eric Garner

How I would talk to my future four-year-old about Michael Brown and Eric Garner

by Sachi Feris “There are a lot of people who are sad and mad because a police officer hurt a man who was Black. You know that police officers are supposed to help people, but this police officer hurt a…