This week, I picked up The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys by Moore, Michael, and Penick-Perks from my library stack and flipped it open to the table of contents. I saw many interesting sections, but the one that stood out to me mentioned “linguistic racism.” Yikes.
I actually was not inspired to write this post about the difficulties young people are facing but instead about those that older people are facing. There’s something else we need to talk about first.
It has been very interesting, to say the least, to see my friends’ and family’s responses to being shut away in their homes for months. We each have our strong opinions about the pandemic, and we love to share them.
Note: yes, this post will eventually circle around to science, I promise!
One day at the beach, walking along the shore, she asked me, “Jennifer, why is water so interesting?”