It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Dr. Maya Angelou
I love this picture. It captures the essence of Maya Angelou’s quote. I can’t remember having an awareness of skin color or cultural difference before I entered the first grade. We were all just kids, playing and having fun. In 1970, my parents gave me a “Baby Know it All” doll for Christmas. I had never really thought about it until I opened the box – this was the first time I saw a doll that didn’t have blonde hair or white skin. Although she was African American, I immediately felt that she was much more like me than my other dolls. Her hair and eyes were dark, like mine.Read More