Thinking Outside The Box

Thinking Outside The Box

Henry “Box” Brown was amazing. He was born into slavery in 1815 in Richmond, Virginia. After his wife and three children were sold away from him, he decided to attain freedom in an ingenious way. With the help of a free African American and a European American...

What Are Our Children Thinking: Part 2

Perhaps the saddest experience for me, and the one that prompted me to write this book, occurred a few months ago. It was a bright November morning when my 4-year-old grandson, John Christian, and I left a going-out-of-business sale at a major discount store. I had...

What Are Our Children Thinking: Part 1

African American children today are living in a nation that preaches equal opportunity for all, while practicing a policy of white privilege and black suppression. In every aspect of American life, children are programmed to see white people as the norm and to see...