My face burned — whether with anger or shame, I wasn’t sure. In 1994, I stood outside human resources at the CBS offices in the Los…
Jun 5, 2018
The first time I was accused of kidnapping my daughters, I stood shaking with anger on a side street in New Orleans’s French Quarter. My…
Dec 6, 2019
My daughters and I defy easy labeling. It has taken me a lifetime to realize that we don’t have to declare a single racial identity.
Jan 29, 2020
The historic birth announcement required a worldwide Instagram post, a royal news conference, two footmen carrying a golden easel and one…
Apr 9, 2020
A decade ago, two gay dads and a lesbian couple raising two teens helped change the face of American families.
Jun 15, 2020
I walk a racial tightrope. It’s one I’ve struggled to balance on for my entire life. But over the past several weeks, I’ve felt myself…
For years, the guiding force in my life tied my shoes, yanked a comb through my tangled hair, and then dragged me along by the hand…
Aug 6, 2020
In the national debate over reopening school buildings, the parents of more than 50 million American school children were forced to make…
For all the revelations in Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the most striking was Meghan’s…
Jun 19, 2020
A Conversation on Race, Identity and the Ties that Bind Us
I’ve often wondered what a dirt-poor, white handyman would see in a poorly educated, black domestic worker.
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