Not just one story

Wonderful post about the danger of the single story. Mimi and I discussed this on last night’s Add Water and Stir podcast. Some of the most meaningful messages: The single narrative flattens experiences; they rob people of dignity and they make the recognition of humanity difficult.

Take the 20 minutes and watch.

The adopted ones blog


It’s time once again to include my favorite TED Talk in a post.  This is the fifth time I have posted it over the years, so many of you have already watched it, but if you are like me, it’s always worth revisiting the message she offers in such a compelling way.  If you haven’t listened to the talk the rest of the post won’t make much sense… 

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I'm a single Black professional woman living in the DC area. I adopted tween a few years ago, and this blog chronicles our journey. Feel free to contact me at, on Facebook at Adoptive Black Mom, and on Twitter @adoptiveblkmom. ©, 2013-2018. All rights reserved. (Don't copy my ish without credit!) View all posts by AdoptiveBlackMom

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