I am somewhat stunned at the variety of things I never even considered in regards to how a black woman might look at things versus a white woman. I tend to think I'm pretty progressive, but I realize that is really just a fair bit of ignorance. I begin to see a bit more clearly that I will never be able to understand what it is like being a minority.
As I create my LO, I am thinking about how blessed I am. How very easy my life is. How my WITL project is a record of how much we have. It's certainly not the first time I've thought of it, but reading books like The Help really begin to put some things in perspective.
It's worth reading. I hope you'll pick it up.
Here's the LO