Mom, why do they hate us?

IMG_1241-2Theresa Salomon,
Parkland, FL.

A few months ago, as my 7 year old son was about to seat next to a class mate, he was told that Blacks should stay on the other side. That sentence changed our lives. My son and I had many conversations about racisms, and throughout I was able to redirect, comfort, joke, explain…but when he asked me “Mom why do they hate us?” I was not sure of how nor what to answer. I am raising my son to be of the Human race and I hope to never drift from that course ever again.

 

Mom, why do they hate us?

IMG_1241-2Theresa Salomon,
Parkland, FL.

A few months ago, as my 7 year old son was about to seat next to a class mate, he was told that Blacks should stay on the other side. That sentence changed our lives. My son and I had many conversations about racisms, and throughout I was able to redirect, comfort, joke, explain…but when he asked me “Mom why do they hate us?” I was not sure of how nor what to answer. I am raising my son to be of the Human race and I hope to never drift from that course ever again.

Mom, why do they hate us?

IMG_1241-2Theresa Salomon,
Parkland, FL.

A few months ago, as my 7 year old son was about to seat next to a class mate, he was told that Blacks should stay on the other side. That sentence changed our lives. My son and I had many conversations about racisms, and throughout I was able to redirect, comfort, joke, explain…but when he asked me “Mom why do they hate us?” I was not sure of how nor what to answer. I am raising my son to be of the Human race and I hope to never drift from that course ever again.

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