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Learning Racial Inferiority

This happened when my stepson was around 5yrs old (he’s now 18). My stepson’s mother is white and Brazilian, his father is African-American. One day in the car, my stepson randomly asked why all black people are poor. His father … Continue reading

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Returning Land to the “Brown People”

Driving through a highway, which sits on reservation land, the seven year old boy I was nannying asked, “why are all these houses smaller than my garage?” I then explained that some people have very little money. Five minutes later, … Continue reading

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