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Raising a Brown Girl through Four Years of Trump

I brought my daughter into one world, then found myself in another

My daughter with arms outstretched.
My feisty, strong-willed, beautiful, brown-skinned daughter. Photo by Ronnie Taylor.

My daughter was born in 2011, back when I had the audacity to hope. Her nut butter skin tone matched that of the President of the United States. Racism was becoming decidedly uncool. Climate change was no longer a hoax. And maybe, just maybe, we would see a female…

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Kerala Taylor

Kerala Taylor

Writing about the world we’ve lost and the world we’ve never had. Standing at the 4-way intersection of motherhood, work, race, and climate change.