Lent 2023, Day 36: Weathering the toll.
The lethality of racism.April 4, 2023
Lent 2023, Day 14: The Color (and Coloring) of Christ.
Lots to read in this one.March 9, 2023
Lent 2022, Day 10: No Justice.
It’s not just a travesty of justice, but also a tragedy of humanity.March 11, 2022
Flashback Friday: That time Lincoln planned to free the slaves and send them south of the border.
Engraving by Thomas Nast in 1865. (Source) I recently binge-listened to “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” by David W. Blight on Audible. It clocks in at nearly 37 hours, and makes…December 28, 2018
Flashback Friday: That time Albert Einstein hosted Marian Anderson.
There’s a lot I’ve just found out about Albert Einstein. For example, who knew old Al was quite the ladies’ man, a master at science and charm? But another fact that I…September 15, 2017
Flashback Friday: Merle Oberon, Hollywood (Secret Indian) Star.
(Image Source) Merle Oberon was stunningly beautiful, and one of Hollywood’s first genuinely glamorous stars. She was also mixed-race, born in India, and acutely aware of existing racism and prejudice that…June 30, 2017
Lent- Day 9: I wonder if Heaven has a ghetto.
Tupac Shakur (Image: Flickr Zennie62/ Creative Commons) Yesterday, I went back to 1997, and before I head Back to the Future, I want to stop off in October when Tupac’s first…March 11, 2017
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