When Your Child Has No Black Friends…

September 12, 2011  |  

Individuality
Being part of a peer group that differs from stereotypes or cultural norms sets children apart. Within and outside of acceptance, they learn to embrace their atypical interests and hobbies.
And, when it all boils down, is race really that important? Shouldn’t parents be focused on the quality of their child’s friends rather than color?

LaShaun Williams is a Madame Noire contributor and columnist whose work has appeared in the New York Times. For more information, visit her blog Politically Unapologetic or follow her on Twitter @itsmelashaun.

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