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I feel like a fraud, and I have all my life. Being an Asian-American adoptee, I don't have Asian roots to speak of. I don't have any family medical history, and every time I go to a new healthcare...
  I love history and Black History Month is one of my favorite celebrations. It's time for reflection - what have you been doing since you learned the meaning of Black History Month? One way to celebrate and reflect is...
Children are never too young to start learning about about race. Now more than ever, it’s time for a change. And that change can start at home. Not only is representation important - for kids to see themselves and their...
A few months ago, I attended a small regional conference here in Madison for the first time, and was not at all surprised to find I was one of very few people of color present, as I often am....
Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day - is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the emancipation of the last remaining slaves in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the...
Not everything has to be "12 Years A Slave". I mean, yes, by all means watch that movie. After all, it won the Best Picture Oscar as, according to Rotten Tomatoes, an "unflinchingly brutal look at American slavery is also...
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, those whips...
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...
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...

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