Mommyland · On My Heart - Current Affairs

A letter to my son…

Dear Maxwell: My heart hurts. It aches with the agony of knowing that no matter how much I try, your life could end needlessly just based on the color of your skin.  The complexion of your skin in this day and time labels you as a threat.  It places an unwarranted target on your back… Continue reading A letter to my son…

Mommyland · On My Heart - Current Affairs

Who Will Protect My Handsome, Brilliant Son?

With the recent “death by cop” news on South Carolinian Walter Scott, I am reminded of one of my previous blog posts - Black People: Let’s Stop Pointing Fingers. In that post, I focused more about starting a social media campaign to raise awareness. However, today I want to ask the question, who will protect… Continue reading Who Will Protect My Handsome, Brilliant Son?