Sometimes you have to do something regardless of reasons not to. Or at least I do. When this happens, I say that I have been called, meaning I am compelled […]
October 19, 2014 By Christina Hamlett Format:Kindle Edition Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they […]
Christina Hamlett conducted this interview with me for You Read It Here First. If you are interested in books and authors please visit http://fromtheauthors.wordpress.com/. Our […]
The Interview by Skip Flangan, on BlogTalkRadio – Skip Flangan Live. Audio player below: Interview actually starts around
It’s the Fourth of July and we’re celebrating freedom today and I have to comment on something I just learned. In Texas “in 2011, a law which bans voter registration drives […]
I am delighted to announce that the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities has honored You Came Here to Die, Didn’t You with an invitation to the Virginia Festival of the […]
Watch the YouTube video. It’s my “In God’s Hands” from YOU CAME HERE TO DIE, DIDN’T YOU, skillfully read by Methodist Pastor Tony Brown of Port Townsend, Washington.
My book, YOU CAME HERE TO DIE, DIDN’T YOU, relies on the memories and actions of many people in Pineville, South Carolina. Theresa Blanding Sumpter was one of those people. […]
Up at 6:00 this morning and in at 9:00 last night. Then we had to find dinner. This has been a typical schedule. The pace is fast. When we get on the bus, it begins with videos or freedom/gospel songs. We have a schedule and we meet it, but often not on time. If something new comes up, a speaker or a landmark, it gets added in. Although Dr. McCord has built in spare time, we do run over. 34 people plus visitors are a lot to demand military time from. We were supposed to get in at 5:30 today.
Finding a title for this section is difficult. I was looking something catchy like “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” But at the end of the trip, I realize that this bus is exactly what I prayed for in 1965 – a psalm to diversity. We are black, white, Chinese, married, and single.