Tag: diversity

Juneteenth: Learn the History and Join the Jubilee

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Juneteenth. Ironically, as a Black woman, the history surrounding this amazing day was not told to me as a young girl…not even by my...

Local Gift Guide for Ramadan and Eid

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Ramadan and Eid are special times of the year for Muslims. Ramadan is a deeply spiritual month in which giving and sharing are more...

What My Daughter Would Tell Friends About Ramadan

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My daughter is your child’s Muslim friend. She comes to school every day in a brightly-hued hijab (headscarf) with a contrasting headband. She has...

Dear ex-Karen…

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Dear ex-Karen, I am so happy that you have decided to change your views and ways. YAY! But unfortunately, I will not be able to hold your...

Ways to Talk to Your Kids About Diversity

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As parents, we tend to simplify things for our kids and try to shelter them from the hard, often uncomfortable, conversations. We downplay differences...

What “Trolls” Can Teach Us About Covert Racism

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Listen, we watch a LOT of Trolls World Tour in this house. Somewhere around the 70th viewing, you start thinking more deeply about it...

What I’m Looking For in a Business as a Black Woman

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One beautiful thing that came out of 2020 was the appreciation of small businesses! We rallied around the importance of putting our money into...

Celebrate Black History Month with Brand New Books for Every Age

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February is Black History Month, a time to learn about and celebrate the rich history and achievements of the Black community in America. Over...

A Guide to Empowering Our Children to be Compassionate, Inclusive, and...

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If we have learned anything over the past year, it's that we as humans have a lot of unlearning and a lot of educating—of...

10 Ways Adoption Changed the Way I See the World

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November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. As an adoptive mom, it’s an extra opportunity for me to talk about the wonder and...