Recently, on NPR, I heard an amazing interview with Tyler Stovall, the author of White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea. This title is definitely at the top of my ever-lengthening To-Be-Read List. It sounds like a very eye-opening book. Just the interview opened my eyes on one topic: The Statue of Liberty. I’m …
I come from a long line of strong, risk-taking women.
Your participation benefits all of us.
Creating an environmental disaster to score political points.
A movie that is still very relevant today.
This poem moved me to the very marrow of my bones.
Please forgive us, individually, even if you cannot forgive us collectively.
If you’re going to base your mid term votes on this issue, please at least get your facts straight.
Eight years ago, almost to the very day, I met an amazing young lady named Martine. She is a rare gift in my life, one of those instant connections. I knew right away that we would be friends. The reason I know when we met is that a few days afterward, Haiti experienced its most …
“Is there anything of mine that you’d like when I die? Tell me now, so I can make note of it,” my sister said. (Not that she’s going anywhere anytime soon, I hope, but yeah, it never hurts to have all your funerial ducks in a row.) “Just the pansy picture,” I replied. “As a …