Thankyou David. This made me cry. I too was the white person who didn’t know. Now I’m step mum to a black girl, mum to a mixed girl. It has been a humbling education and a fight. I’m lucky, step daughter is a hair ace and does daughter’s hair (I’m hopeless). It’s currently in rainbow extensions!

Ex war reporter turned aid worker then environmentalist. Wife, mum & stepmum. Joining dots with story-telling, poetry, memoir & fiction. @hogglespiking

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