Black History Month Challenge

Black history month challenge: recognize the full humanity of every black person you see.


Don’t just recognize greatness and high achievements. ALSO recognize humanness.


Recognize us as someone loveable, recognize us as a potential life partner.


Recognize a black kid as someone who deserves just as much investment as a white kid in West Bloomfield.


Recognize childbearing black women as worthy of research to decrease their mortality and their infants’ mortality.


Recognize a black man as a tender human who deserves patience, kindness, generosity of spirit.


Think of the softest most tender feelings you’ve ever felt about a person and realize someone feels that way about every black person you have ever seen.


And you could be that person too.


–Amber York

Mothering Justice Member, Detroit 

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