I am so happy that you spent the time with your gandbabies. It makes me sad that she was afraid of her own grandmother and Black people in general because they conditioned her to fear Black people. They taught her racism and I am happy that you expressed herself to you. At least, she feels she can be safe with you.

Reading this makes me realize that mixed race children need to spend more time with their Black family members.

Behind our backs, so many white people talk about us as if we are less than human. They make up horrible stereotypes about us continue to exasperate racism. Thanks for writing this thought-proking story.

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