Color-Coded Confessions

Appreciation of diversity begins in the domestic sphere, in our homes, and in our terminology. When we talk of vibrant communities, we cannot take for granted that vibrancy comes in all shapes, sizes, and color... and on all shelves of the Barbie doll aisle at the toy store.


This article was first published at, a Patheos Partner, and is reprinted with permission.

Shazia Kamal is a mocha-colored writer, activist, and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working for the United States Census Bureau and resides in Los Angeles, California.

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