This is deep… Have you ever thought about the first time your color mattered? How about the first time you realized you were black? Have you always known or did something life altering happen to bring you to that realization? CNN produced a video compiled of 20 celebrities that discussed the subject, first time they realized that their color mattered. The compelling video included CNN anchor Van Jones, Montel Williams and others. CNN sited the works of W.E.B. Du Bois was the catalyst for this project.
According to a Facebook post CNN is interested in knowing when did you realize you were black and is encouraging others to share their story and hashtag it #realizediwasblack.
Check out the video below and gives us your thoughts.
CNN Van Jones: The 1st Time I Realized I Was Black [VIDEO] was originally published on wzakcleveland.com