Today's lesson, Racism. If you see something written here that you’ve said or done, use it as an opportunity. Take it as a wake up call and make the decision to grow, change and be conscious of your own privilege. Remember, I am not a speaker for the entirety of a people. Use this blog as a reference tool, not as the one and only view on the topic.
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Veteran cartoonist Ray Billingsley uses his own childhood of growing up in New York’s Harlem in a tight-knit family as the template for Curtis, which details the day-to-day life of a close-knit contemporary African-American family living in the inner city. Though it mainly features children, it is not necessarily “child-themed.” It is often called, “The Thinking-Man’s Strip,” for its’ witty approach, satire and use of storylines with an expected twist.