Hi, everyone! I have created a book tag with some bookish questions. And bookish is a word in case you were wondering XD . But, before we begin, I wanted to tell everyone about my new YouTube videos I uploaded to this blog on the post 2016 Summer and Lessons Learned. I actually uploaded the Lauren Daigle … Continue reading The Awe-Inspiring Book Tag
Hey all! This is a beautiful post written by my favorite blogger Joy Clarkson AKA Joyness the Brave. Joy, this was such a beautiful post! I’m grateful to you for writing it! It’s a wonderful view that I totally agree with about the event that happened Thursday at a protest in Dallas. Thank you, Joy! I do believe I owe you a blog post 🙂 . Best wishes to you and all of your family! @joynessthebrave . Also, for this post: enjoy. This message from Joy is one that must reach millions! I’m starting here. 🙂
When I was in fifth grade, my mother read Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (Taylor, 1976)out loud to me. It was about a little girl, like me. She had gangly, mischievous brothers, like me. She had a mama who loved her and worried about her, just like me. The author even lives in Colorado, like me! But there was a difference: she was black. As a ten year old, I didn’t know why this should make a difference. I had heard words like “racism” and “slavery,” but, to me, they were articles of history, things that passed with the abolition of the slave trade and Martin Luther King Junior. Thank goodness we were past such primal sins! Could life be so very different for Cassie simply because of her skin color?
As I read, my eyes were opened to a thousand little ways that life was frustrated by…
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