I’ve been pondering the way our personal narratives and sense of identity shape our actions and our inactions. Most of us have an idea in our heads and hearts of … Continue reading On the Importance of Questioning Our Personal Narratives
In light of the terrible things that are happening in the world, many (but not all) in the U.S. are lucky. We are able to take a step away from … Continue reading A Day for Thanks
These are angry times. These are hate-filled times. They are perilous and rocky, but none of this is new to us or our generation. History is doomed to repeat itself, … Continue reading Choosing Hope
Oh, for the love of god, to all the white liberals who with one breath criticized BlackLivesMatter, then Ferguson, and the “I Can’t Breathe” movement, and who are *now* crying … Continue reading Wake Up, White Liberals.
And another name is said And another Tear is shed A “suspect” shot simply because His skin was dark and his stalled car was parked A helping hand maybe a “Can … Continue reading Another Name
I saw the headlines I read the articles That another man died yesterday And another today Fathers, brothers, sons Another death Another name To add to that growing list Of … Continue reading No More Names
I have to start this post with an apology. I truly try to keep politics out of my writing and blogging, but I feel the need to break my silence … Continue reading Earn Our Vote