As racial tensions in America this year ran high, Jen Hatmaker had to face this question from one of her kids: “Why do white people think they’re so much better than Black people—is it something about us?” This “soul-crushing question” came from her adopted daughter, who is Black. Hatmaker, who is white, Christian, and a mother of five, reassured her daughter that there wasn’t anything wrong with her and that she was beautiful and worthy (“ ‘This is Their Problem’: Jen Hatmaker to Her Black Children on Racism in America,” faithit.
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