CNN anchor Don Lemon is taking some heat today because he said that white men are the biggest terror threat to this country. (https://www.businessinsider.com/don-lemon-says-on-cnn-the-biggest-terror-threat-to-the-us-is-white-men-2018-10) This he said as a Jewish community in Pittsburgh reels from the actions of an angry white man who killed 11 people who were worshiping in their synagogue, and as families… Read More On Terrorism and White Men
I watched the much-touted GOP presidential debate last evening with bated breath. Would these candidates indicate that they knew about and cared about the war around the value of black lives that is tearing this nation apart? Would they indicate that they care about African-Americans who are literally fighting for dignity and fairness in this… Read More Black Lives Don’t Matter to GOP
In the painful protesting that is going on in Baltimore resulting in the destruction of property and looting of merchandise, more than one person, including Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, President Obama and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the mayor of Baltimore, has used the name “thug” to describe those who were involved in the melee. Rawlings-Blake apologized for… Read More Thug or Not?
God bless the parents. God bless the parents of children who have been wronged, misunderstood, who have disappeared…and who have been murdered. God bless them because they will not give up. Their quest for justice is Biblical in its tenacity. It is so powerful to watch, but it is a space, a place, that no… Read More God Bless the Parents Who Will Not Faint
Well, I have recuperated. At the beginning of the month, I ushered my daughter to Indiana, where she has begun her work (her first real job) as a certified music therapist. I am so proud of her … Before she left, people around me were asking, “are YOU OK?” I thought, “what a dumb question.… Read More When the Children Leave …