Children’s Books with Characters of Color

Books with Characters of ColorGrowing up, how many books did you read as a child that had a person of color as the main character?  It feels good to see a character that you can identify with.  If you’re white, it might not even cross your mind since the norm is to read books with a white main character. I even looked up what are the top books of all time and can you guess how many of the 100 on the list were authored by a black person?  Continue reading “Children’s Books with Characters of Color”

Love and Loss

John 15:13

June 25th is a day that I’ll never forget.  It’s the day that Sage Alexandra James came into this world.  I remember the moment I found out that she even existed when my dear friend Saundretta told me that she and her husband Aaron were expecting a baby.  Sage’s mom is a great friend of mine who is intelligent, beautiful, and a wonderful advocate of Global Education.  I was thrilled and I even think I experienced sympathy pregnancy as I began to gain weight during Saundretta’s pregnancy. Continue reading “Love and Loss”