5 Little Changes to Make the New Year Better

January 1, 2018 It’s New Year’s Day yet again. It’s that special day when we promise we will get in shape, lose weight, eat right, be better people. But, what can we really do that’s actually doable? What is really meaningful? Here are 5 suggestions…..I’d love to hear a few more! Examine your faith. Don’t… Continue reading 5 Little Changes to Make the New Year Better

School segregation, income distribution, and the success of our school systems

December 30, 2017 It started with a little Mexican-American girl in California whose family refused to allow their child to be segregated into a non-white public school. They sued in the 1940s, won the case, and Mexican children were subsequently allowed into white schools. That lead to the “Little Rock Nine” – children who were… Continue reading School segregation, income distribution, and the success of our school systems

Don’t Fence Me In

October 14, 2017 I do not understand why we don’t learn from our history. Unfortunately, hate speech is covered by the Constitution – doesn’t mean I have to like and it sure as heck doesn’t mean I have to celebrate it. And, yes – monuments mean something. We should be learning from the mistakes of… Continue reading Don’t Fence Me In

The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 13, 2017 The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls, made by National Geographic, is really well done. I have, of course, heard of these scrolls, but I really didn’t know much about them. It’s available on Netflix and it’s definitely worth your time. It’s filled with history, archealogy, expert opinions, and of course, conspiracies. … Continue reading The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls

History, Oppression, and How We Stay the Same

October 12, 2017 We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black Community. We want full employment for our people. We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our Black Community. We want decent housing, fit for shelter of human beings. We want education for our people… Continue reading History, Oppression, and How We Stay the Same