Ignorance  +  Fear  =  HATE

Ignorance + Fear = HATE

March 21st is annually observed because of a horrific event in 1960, in Sharpeville, South Africa. That day police opened fire and killed 69 peaceful demonstrators against the apartheid “pass laws.” From this tragedy, the Committee on the Elimination of...
From Slavery to Freedom ~ Pt 2

From Slavery to Freedom ~ Pt 2

At the close of Part 1 of this series, I spoke of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last book, “Where Do We Go From Here, Chaos or Community?” The words contained in that book, although written in 1967, provide a blueprint for today for how we as a people...
From Slavery to Freedom ~ Pt 1

From Slavery to Freedom ~ Pt 1

As we find ourselves fortunate enough to see another February – Black History Month, there is a weightiness to this celebration that is hard to ignore. We have recently borne witness to another Presidential inauguration – a uniquely historic one in its own...