New intensity to Black History Month

Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Black History Month feels different this year. It's not just because of the apparent increase in special programming on television and the expansion of relevant articles in the print media, though both of those have burgeoned. Nor is it only because of the emotional thrust of Black Lives Matter …

Continue reading New intensity to Black History Month

Nation at a crossroads, not a replay of ’68

The lump in my throat won't go away. It's not the onset of the coronavirus. It is the result of another terrible disease afflicting this nation, the lethal virus of racism and racial injustice. I close my eyes and see the video that grips the country, African-American George Floyd pinned on the street, the knee …

Continue reading Nation at a crossroads, not a replay of ’68