“We’ll always have Paris” jokes my beloved when we run out of stuff to say to one another. You might recognize these words from a classic Bogart movie. Cecil took this photo near the Eiffel Tower as I marveled at the marbled tree trunk. Our lives are marvelously marbled as well and we all share many similarities. I’m hoping you’ll recognize yourself in some of my posts.
While some of my posts are a little “long in the tooth” their relevance to what’s happening now is right on. Like my momma used to say: “There’s nothing new under the sun!” Read on…
Today Black Lives Matter has fostered a world-wide movement for an end to racial injustice. The death of George Lloyd illuminated the fact of institutionalized racism in the U.S. The difference is that the movement is not going away. Journey back with me into the 90s, when the nation was accustomed to looking the otherContinue reading “The new racism: Where are leaders to fight it?”
Above my husband, who is white, participating in a peaceful demonstration in our city Nearly two decades have passed since I ended my “career” as a Sunday Op Ed columnist for The (Stockton) Record, a Gannet-owned daily newspaper with a 60K circulation at the time. To illustrate the decline of daily newspapers, today’s Record circulationContinue reading “Freedom: Elusive, illusive for Blacks”
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