Doc McStuffins is Black.

She’s African American. Kids know it—and not just kids of color. White kids know it too. And boys know she’s a girl. And that is all awesome. Doc McStuffins is a crossover hit ($500 million in sales last year). Her “blockbuster sales” suggest she’s adored not only by African American girls, but by girls and … Continue reading

FOR WHITES (LIKE ME): white paradox

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One of the most brilliant poems ever: For the White Person Who Wants to Know How to be My Friend The first thing you do is to forget that I’m Black. Second, you must never forget that I’m Black. You should be able to dig Aretha, but don’t play her every time I come over. … Continue reading

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