Growing Up Black In America: My Nappy Roots

Twenty20 / samiah.mccarthyGrowing up in an African American family, I was trained on how to conduct myself in certain situations. I was taught at an early age to be polite, always use “proper English,” and to never, ever put my hands in my pockets. These unspoken rules were not uncommon in my family, so I…

http://thoughtcatalog.com/amirah-raheem/2015/11/growing-up-black-in-america-my-nappy-roots/

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