For over a year now our daughter, “Ann,” who is of Northern European descent, has been dating “Hank,” an African-American man. Their relationship has grown such that we believe Hank’s proposal of marriage to Ann is imminent. [Read more…]
Dear John, Lately my 9-year-old son has been asking me questions about, basically, racism — things like why people are arguing about certain Confederate statues, and what the phrase “Black Lives Matter” means. Any advice on what I might tell him about any of this?