#Showcase Sunday: “My Black Son’s Heritage” | Anne Marie Aikins @femwriter #black #race

 

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As I was going through my paper decluttering process as part of my 52 Things In 52 Weeks challenge, I came across a folder of old magazine clippings I had kept aside because they were well written and thought-provoking.

The one you see below is from a Maclean’s magazine in 2001 (yes, 2001) and is share-worthy. It may be “old” but much of it is still quite relevant today.

Like I said in a previous post, I find that lessons about race that sometimes have the most impact can come from those not in brown or black skin.

Note: This is a scan of that article. I’m posting it with the permission of Ms. Anne Marie Aikins – @femwriter

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4 thoughts on “#Showcase Sunday: “My Black Son’s Heritage” | Anne Marie Aikins @femwriter #black #race

  1. I wish the stupid racists could all see where man began and what his colour would have been. I wish they could see all the things that all colours of people do to earn the Nobel Prizes. We’re all the same under the skin except maybe some are red apples and some green but we’re all apples.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

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  2. This part: “Modern racism is subtle – driven underground in politically correct times.” And this is why we’re soooo surprised by our election results and the people who support our president. This has been part of the problem all along.

    Great article as well!

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