4024638F-995D-4DD2-88E7-5AC44200E722.jpegOur dear friend, Danielle Slaughter, creator of Mamademics counters the narrative that we must protect our children’s innocence by not overburdening with the truth about white supremacy; instead she reflects on how increasing their awareness is key to enhancing their power.

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Raising carefree innocent children does not mean raising them to be ignorant of the world. Your children can’t be free of respectability politics if they don’t even know the box they’re refusing to be placed inside. Raising children who are knowledgeable of the history and realities of this world does not take away their innocence. It empowers them.

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