On January 10, 2017, President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address. The 44th President of the United States of America undoubtedly made his mark on the world, however my children’s reactions to his speech reminded me of President Obama’s reverberating influence on the next generation.
In 2016, Blackness is loved and hated; envied and despised; iconic and criminal; embraced and feared all at the same time. It is marked by hopefulness, sadness, brilliance, anxiety, rage and joy. It is the sauce and the lemonade.