Month: January 2018

Sonia Joseph: A name we all should know

Giovonn Joseph-Mcdade was fatally shot by the Kent Police in June of 2017

Sonia Joseph. That is a name I want you all to know. Sonia Joseph is the mother of the late 20-year-old Giovonn Joseph-McDade, who was shot to death by police officers in Kent, Washington last June. Like any mother who loses a child, especially so unexpectedly,…

Feeling Invisible in the Doll Aisle in 2018

Black, African American Toddler Playing with Caucasian doll

You all are hopefully aware of the the “Doll Test” conducted by psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark the 1940s, and if not, you should be (click here to learn more). The results were horrifying and ultimately led to the Brown v. Board of Education…

Protected: Is Perfection an Imperfection?

Mother tries to help frustrated, perfectionist child

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And so the Journey Begins

Diverse group of people put their hands together to show collaboration and teamwork

“…by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” -Maya Angelou I believe that by talking to one another and genuinely listening to what others…