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13 Important Messages You Should Tell The Black Children In Your Life

Now more than ever.

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1. "Your history does NOT begin with slavery."

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2. "You're special."

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3. "Continue to be yourself."

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4. "I'm proud of you."

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5. "I love you, NO MATTER WHAT."

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6. "Your complexion is beautiful."

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7. "You can do any and everything you put your mind to."

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8. "You are royalty."

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9. "It's OK to make mistakes, as long as you continue to learn from them."

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10. "Be careful around law enforcement."

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11. "You can't do the same things as your white friends."

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Sadly, you don't have the same privilege as they do.

12. "You are an amazing child."

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13. "And finally, YOU ARE LIT! So let your light shine bright."

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