My thoughts below are a re-post from Facebook. The last couple of days have been hard for a lot of people. The death of Alton Sterling at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers has once again ripped off a
Perspective is something that typically changes over the span of our life. For example, as a child, our perspective is very limited, not only in height (anyone remember what it’s like to be visually in line with everyone&
You’d have to be living under a rock to not know that since last August, we’ve continued to be bombarded by images and stories of conflict in America, rife with racial tensions. Most of these situations
Racism doesn’t seem to be going away as quickly as had been hoped for. And in fact, some feel that it has gotten worse. While there may not be lynchings every few days***, there are stories after stories
Being completely honest, this post is very hard for me to write. I don’t pretend to know everything or even pretend to know everything about racism. But I do know what I’ve experienced. Our individual
Note: I suppose you could say this is a follow up post to my previous one entitled “My Son Is Black.” If you haven’t read that, I’d encourage you to go read it.
If you didn’t already know this: one of my sons is black. Just typing those words stirs up much emotion. With the recent happenings in Ferguson, racial divides have soared to the forefronts of our minds. It&