Bronwyn Lea is hosting a series called, “Words that changed my world” where I’m guest posting today about a small conversation years ago that opened a whole new world to me. Come read about the words that changed my world at Bronlea.com! Here’s a little glimpse:
“You don’t have to think about the issue of race,” she said to me point-blank.
I was taken aback, “Yes, I do. It’s really important to me to understand,” I tried to half-convince, half-explain.
“But you don’t have to,” she persisted. “I can’t ever take my skin off. It comes with me everywhere I go. You don’t have to think about yours if you don’t want to. I don’t have a choice.”