During this time of pain, anger and sadness, I am left wondering what I can possibly do and what I’m supposed to be feeling.

There is no doubt that I live a life of privilege. The problems I worry about my sons facing are not the problems that other women of other skin tones worry about for their sons. There is nothing I can do to change the color of my skin, but there is plenty that I can do to embrace and support those who are within my reach and to expand the boundaries of the world around me.

The pain that is being felt and the problems that are being experienced by those in the U.S. and by others around the world are not easy and cannot be fixed in a day. But here’s what I can do today to help to mend the part that is within my reach. Read more