Excerpt from the first chapter of my book – You Came Here to Die, Didn’t You by Sherie Labedis Monday, June 14, 1965, Atlanta, Georgia “You came here to […]
Doonesbury Daily Strip from July 23 – 28, 2012. Subject: Jim Crow
No, there was not a session that discussed slavery and social media together. But these topics came in two separate sessions after Jackie Boor’s panel on The Presidents: Their Homes […]
I substituted at Woodcreek High School in Roseville on January 29. I read their school newspaper, the Wolf Pack Press, and learned some startling facts about sex trafficaking. For instance […]
There’s just something about outhouses that isn’t endearing. Afraid of the dark? Sick? Tired? Drunk? It doesn’t make a difference: inconvenience is a major trait of an outhouse.
Daffodils on the doorstep, that’s how my blog begins. There were six of them, three stems of two cuddled together, an impromptu nosegay. Picked earlier in the day they were […]
My husband Joe and I went to Stanford to meet with Dr. Clayborne Carson, the director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute. After a yummy lunch […]
Virginia Morell has written a delightful book called ANIMAL WISE: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures. I’m charmed with the first chapter. But it’s a footnote that caught […]
It seems that we are going backward in terms of what I thought were great gains in civil rights in our culture. We’re re-fighting old battles: abortion, birth control, rape, […]
In the January, 2013, edition of the Smithsonian Magazine Kevin Cook shares an article on the first interracial casino in America – in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this fascinating essay […]
Sherie’s speaking, book signing, conference and interview engagements for 2013.
More from Gary Trudeau’s comic strip Doonesbury featuring Jim Crow.
This year’s highlights include participation in the Virginia Festival of the Book, speaking at Ponderosa High School where I attended as well as other high schools and colleges.
“Quick: How many jobs has the U.S. economy created each month in the past year? 125,000? 150,000? These are the numbers we see reported, but actually, over the past year […]