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In May 2020, my privilege as a middle-class white woman suddenly became crystal clear. I am embarrassed that I had been asleep to the issues surrounding racialized communities my entire life. At that moment, I promised to do better and start my education on raising an anti-racist family. You can read my initial realization, Am […]

How to Raise An Anti-Racist Family


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Christine Coughlin and her three children standing on the porch wearing black shirts for black shirt day in 2021

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If you’re like me, you may be confused why the schools are suddenly celebrating Black Excellence Day and wondering why the name changed from Black Shirt Day. After digging, I discovered Black Shirt Day and Black Excellence Day are two different movements with the same anti-racism goal. Learn the origin story of Black Shirt Day […]

What is Black Shirt Day vs. Black Excellence Day?