My husband always has the option of changing careers. My son can never change who he is. But my son and other black boys need allies in uniform to protect him. Allies like his father.
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Authorities said a black teen was pepper-sprayed inside the home of his white foster family when officers mistook him for a burglar Monday afternoon.
If real-life middle America accepts my husband, son and me as a family, why can't Madison Avenue? We don't need to look like we "fit" because we already do.
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