Acknowledging generational trauma in the black community
Coates’ book is a vivid portrait into the mind of a black man coping with his position in America.
The single most helpful thing I’ve done to open my eyes to the black experience in America is to read. It started with my love of the 1960s as a teen, where I read all kinds of books and magazine articles that inevitably brought up the Civil Rights Movement. In college I was gob-smacked with the amount of black history… View Post
A few months ago my husband started a new habit. After we shared our morning cup of coffee together, he would rinse them out and place them beside each other on the windowsill of our kitchen. The site of our coffee cups together, side by side, waiting for us to return to them, brought me so much hope in a… View Post
I didn’t know how important it was to have heroes to look up to until I found a community that had none.