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They taught us that sticks and stones may break your bones, but words just hurt your feelings. What they forgot to teach us, is that your skin color will make you prone, to those sticks and stones,...
In just the last month or so, Ahmad Aubrey was shot while going for a run and Breonna Taylor was shot by police in her own home. And then, in one day, we watched the modern day lynching of...
"I can't breathe!" breaks my heart. But it's the "Mama!" that haunts me. George Floyd, lying face down in the street, his windpipe crushed under the weight of a police officer's knee, gasping for breath, begging for life. "Mama!", he groaned. "Mama!",...
I will never truly understand your experience. I have never given much thought to the color of my skin, Except to wish it were a little browner in the summer. I've never had to think that my race will cause others to...
Black History Month, What does that mean to you? How do you share it with your family? What makes it so important? I am appreciative of Black History Month and the focus it places on the incredibly important issues of...
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up with a good book. I have rounded up 12 books that celebrate diversity that you can share with your family. Let me know in the comments of any favorites you have! Not...
Happy Women’s History Month! In honor of the celebration of great women around the world, let me suggest 10 terrific books about activists and heroes you can read with your kiddos to kick off the celebration: She Persisted by Chelsea...
February is Black History Month. In honor, I have put together a list of books read by myself, my kids, and fellow Madison Mom contributors that feature Black authors and/or characters. I would love to know your recommendations! Books for Children Penny...
Recently I went for a run with my usual friends, talking about our upcoming All City Swim Meet. It is one of the largest outdoor swim meets in the country, and my oldest son is one of the coaches for...

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Madison, WI Nonprofits | Holiday Edition #givingtuesday

The holidays are here! It's a time to reflect on the year and give back to those in need. This year adds a new...