Side effects

The other day I was talking to a friend who has devoted a good deal of her life to the ideals of the civil rights movement. She spent most of her teaching career working with inner city kids, leading classrooms of students who didn't look a thing like her when others were too scared or... Continue Reading →

Why ask why

John Lucia / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) Since I started writing again, I've purposely avoided tackling the topics of the moment: COVID, racism, civil unrest. There's already so much being written on all sides that I feared my voice would just add to the confusion. And to be honest, it's safer. It doesn't feel right, though.... Continue Reading →

I have a dream

Today is the day my country celebrates the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people don't agree with the public holiday. They say¬†others have done work just as important. They cite shortcomings in his personal life. They say the government just wants to take another day off. Pick an argument; someone has made... Continue Reading →

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