I first found out about my parents’ racism during my freshman year of high school, when I dated a Muslim.
Over the years I have given them opportunities, try to bridge the gap, but I’ve been told that’s not going to happen.
Upshaw said she’s actually seen her parents in Lake Tahoe, but there’s nothing but icy disdain from them.
“They have a house in Tahoe in the same area as mine,” she said.
Decide how much you want to share and what you want to communicate to them.
In the meantime, give your parents permission to be flawed.
And, she announced, she’d decided to follow him to Washington, where he was starting a job as executive director of the NFL Players Association. “You change your name and you leave.” And that was the end.