That Black Skin
At a community event as I was calling out to my 13 year old son, an older white woman asked, "That's your son? You have a son? How old are you? You look far to young to have a 13 year old." I responded assuredly that yes, that's my son, 1 of 2 teenagers in fact to which she responded, "Damn!!!! Man, that black skin!! with reverence, marvel and respect.