Feed Your Child Their Truth and Watch Them Grow

You don’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’re from means even more when your history has been stolen.

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“You can’t get over something that is still happening.”–Ijeoma Oluo

Convenient amnesia is a survival tactic African-Americans often deploy to not only survive inside of the United States, but progress in spite of its systems. The southern…

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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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Bonsu Thompson

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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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