Not Our Ancestors

It is so hot out. Despite the 90+ degree weather that Saturday morning, I was determined to complete my bike ride. My husband and I left at 9 AM, planning to ride for two hours until the sun reached its zenith. The plan worked, and we were finished with our ride before 11:30. However, the […]

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Against The Grain: Edward Ball

The fallout from the hacking of Sony Entertainment Group’s emails continues to make news. The most recent story revealed that actor ¬†Ben Affleck requested to have a remote slaveowning ancestor removed from the PBS documentary “Finding Your Roots”. ¬†Affleck and PBS have both faced criticism for the decision. Personally I do not feel that Affleck […]

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Black Woman and Child

Being a mother is one of my greatest joys in life. My precocious daughter leaves me speechless on a regular basis, and I look forward to our discussions. When I pick her up from after school care and see the happiness at my return reflected in her eyes the stress of my workday dissipates. With […]

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