By DANIELLE POINTDUJOUR viahttps://www.essence.com
There’s an old quote that says “And a little child shall lead them,” and in the case of 3-year-old Peter from Texas, he’s about to lead us all the way back to the Motherland.
In the video posted to Youtube, the precocious toddler can be seen discussing the Cape Verde islands with his father, Pete, before moving on to name several of the continent’s 54 nations with excitement and ease. Peter’s dad says this is normal for his son, and that he and wife Terri make it a point to expose him to the world beyond his Texan back door.
Because Pete and I both love to travel, we always knew that exposure for children of color is paramount, but never imagined the level of passion that our 3-year-old would have for geography and the world. Peter has shown an interest that has surpassed our …