Philando Castille’s death is a tragedy, and so is the way we will leverage it for our platforms.
This is not a complete apologetic on black hair care — but I hope it is helpful in spurring on this continuing conversation.
The death of Jordan Edwards is yet another reminder that an honest family meeting to discuss matters of race, ethnicity, and justice is long past due. This conversation needs compassion rather than condemnation.
We cannot relegate the work of teaching our children to Disney or Pixar, to Dora or Sesame Street.
Growing up, little girls are told, “Be a strong black woman, we need more of those.” I heard the challenge and accepted. But at some point, my goals radically changed.