From Meghan Ward (Twitter in Two Hours, Wed., March 9, and Facebook in Two Hours, Wed., March 16)
One of the great things about blogging and social media is the connections you make with other people. I was at a BlogHer conference several years ago, and Sheryl Sandberg gave a keynote address. She asked us to write down what were we most afraid of doing. I wrote, “Write about race.” “Now do it,” Sanberg said. So I threw the idea out there on my blog and was encouraged by the response. As a result, I’m doing a lot of reading about race. Most recently I read T. Geronimo Johnson’s Welcome to Braggsville and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me. Now I’m reading Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum. All perfect for Black History month, and all thanks to my blog readers!
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