Act Right: Raising a Black Boy from Six to Seven
“I want him to stay as sweet and soft and cute as he is now. He is my baby boy.”
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Sufiya Abdur-Rahman is a writer based in Silver Spring, MD. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, Bull Men’s Fiction, Human Parts, and NPR and includes a Notable Essay named in Best American Essays 2016. Currently, she teaches English at Bowie State University and is pregnant with her second son.
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