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As we shuffled through the cards we came upon a card with a black square on it. Kristen didn’t hesitate: “Why do they call you black? You’re brown.” She held the black card against my arm. I couldn’t figure out what to say. I had never really thought about it.
Ashley Daniels is a freshman IDLS major with a minor in elementary education. In addition to teaching, she has a passion for writing and would like to make her mark on the literary world. Ashley says she hopes "[her] teaching and writing will have a positive impact on others."
"My Colored Identity,"
e-Vision Journal of Undergraduate Writing: Vol. 6, Article 5.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/evision/vol6/iss1/5