How Soon is Too Soon?
Yesterday I was told that during a car ride home, my 4 year old niece; at the sound and sight of the flashing lights of a passing police car said “They can’t see my eyes, if they see my eyes they’ll take me to jail.”
At what age do black children transform from being innocent babies into being seen as demons as Michael Brown was seen in the eyes of officer Darren Wilson?
At what age do black children began to recognize that they are seen in this way?
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW