'The Talk': As a White Mom with a Black Son, I Must Prepare My Child for a World of Injustice

‘The Talk’: As a White Mom with a Black Son, I Must Prepare My Child for a World of Injustice

The phrase “The Talk” is used by many parents to refer to the birds and the bees. But as a white mother with a black son, The Talk is something entirely different. Sure, we will have The Talk about sex like most families. But The Talk I am referring to is the one about what to do when someone treats you differently because of the color of your skin.