I think that all lives matter

In fourth grade, I learned about racism and the problems we face today but then I still felt like I didn’t understand. To me a person was a person. Some people looked different but they were still people. However, I didn’t think that the problems were that bad. I ended up using some stereotypes myself. […]

‘I don’t see color’ is cringeworthy.

Jasmine Honegan. Brazil. Growing up as one of 5 black families in an all white town in CT, ‘ I don’t see color’ was the go to phrase whenever anyone said anything controversial, racist, or condescending. I remember always feeling uncomfortable with the line, it was used as if the inability to see color made […]