How I Fail as an Anti-Racist…

The author with a classmate at Olinda Elementary School circa 1992.

I insist. I am not racist.

I want this to be my truth.

I spent the majority of ages five to thirteen as a white minority in hispanic and black schools in and around Miami, FL. For two and a half years I was one of four white kids in a black elementary school in Liberty City, FL (yes, the same Liberty City from Moonlight and Blow) where kids who didn’t know me would yell out of their…

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Heidi L

Heidi L

Curious explorer of this earthbound presence called Life.