“Promise me you’ll have children, Kelly. Just one. Have one for me.” Mrs. Johnston knew I didn’t want to be a mother, but that didn’t stop her from laying it on thick every chance she got. “You need someone to take care of you when you’re old. If you don’t have children, who will take […]

“If the educated Negro could go off and be white, he might be happy. The large majority of this class then must go through life denouncing white people because they are trying to run away from the blacks and decrying the blacks because they are not white.” -Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro […]