Beginning Monday, NPR began covering the common practice of fearing black men. I’ve read a few accounts from people on both the website and Twitter, and points from both the positive and negative light make me question my own feelings about how I am perceived. I
highly recommend it to anyone that enjoys an intelligent conversation about such a taboo topic.
So a few weeks ago, a great group just happened into my purview and I am extremely upset at myself for just now running into them.
As the one reader of my blog, you should know by now that I am black. I know, I know – the shock probably knocked you out of your chair, but it’s true. I am this cool, down-to-earth, geeky, smart, and black. How does that happen? I’ll tell you how, it happens every day when folks let go of their stereotypes. Back to my point, though… Continue reading “A Group Made Just for Me…and Some Other People, Too”