I was invited to weigh in on the recent arrest of Debra Harrell, a Black mother who left her daughter in a park a few hundred feet away from where she worked. This arrest sparked a lot of discussion about Black motherhood, racist approaches to demonizing certain mothers, and how we need to do more to support poor families in need of childcare and employment opportunities.
Check out this article at TheFrisky.com featuring me and these wonderful women:
- Veronica Arreola is a professional feminist, mom, writer and Frisky contributor in Chicago [@veronicaeye]
- Stacia L. Brown is a writer and a mother living in Baltimore [@slb79]
- Kelly Wickham is a middle school guidance dean at a technology magnet school in Illinois and a writer [@mochamomma]