The antics and behavior that are coming out of the White House are disturbing on many levels, but one of the most troubling is that it feels like this country is moving toward becoming an autocratic state. A survivor of the Buchenwald concentration camp during the Holocaust, architect Stephen Jacobs, said in a recent interview… Read More Is America’s Democracy in Trouble?
. Racism hurts. Maybe that’s the wrong way to say it. Maybe I should say “the actions of racist people” hurt. The ongoing assault on and disrespect of, fellow human beings by a self-declared “supreme, superior race” hurts and has long-lasting effects. It has been scientifically proven that the effects of trauma can be… Read More Racism Hurts
American politics is an immoral endeavor, a reality which uses money to protect the rights and interests of the few over the many. But if ever there was and is a time for “we the people” to speak up and make our voices heard, it is now. Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz …are all… Read More American Politics Immoral and in Opposition to the Will of God
Well, it’s the end of February. It’s the end of Black History Month. And for many people, white and black, “the end” couldn’t have come sooner. In fact, many wish there would be an end to even mentioning black history in this country at all. “Why,” I hear irritated Americans ask, “why do you have… Read More America’s Denial of Black History
When good people are silent, and do nothing, evil triumphs. That sentiment is attributed to English philosopher Edmund Burke, and he may or may not have said it, but it is true nonetheless. Black children are being killed by police officers and vigilantes. That is evil. That is modern-day, 21st century lynching,… Read More When Good People Are Silent …