Excerpt from the fourth chapter. You Came Here to Die, Didn’t You by Sherie Labedis Thursday, June 23, 1965, Charleston, South Carolina I know the black child is here […]
I am reading an article in the new “Atlantic Magazine.” Destroying history/art/religion is mild considering what they want to do. I haven’t finished the article, but I think it is […]
I still can feel the tears rolling down my cheeks from singing “We Shall Overcome.” My fellow civil rights workers and I would stand in a circle holding hands and […]
What’s on my mind? I tried to go online at Kaiser Permanente to contact my doctor last week. The website “system” wouldn’t take my password so I had to change […]
Normally I think of the Ku Klux Klan as attackers, but some times they are the attacked. Check it out.
I’ve been watching an interview of Chude Pam Parker Allen. Chude was a civil rights volunteer in Mississippi during Freedom Summer, 1964. This interview is conducted by Aundrea Self of […]
I’ve found a delightful new book for both adults and children by Kendall Wolf. It’s ERIC WU’S FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL. I’m hooked on Eric Wu and I can’t wait […]
In 1965 the Southern Christian Leadership Conference had a voter registration project. I participated. Our 50th reunion is this October. I have been given the assignment to find all the […]
I’m thinking about Martin Luther King, Jr. On June 14, 1965, I met Dr. King at a week long training in Atlanta, Georgia. We were there to prepare for registering […]
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the Atlantic (January/February 2015) Joseph Epstein argues in favor of bringing the draft back. He comments, “A veteran of the Cold War-era draft argues that once again sharing the […]