Tag Archives: human rights

November 02

An Afternoon at the Schomburg

There was a time when the sight of the black berets, chic black leather coats, and massive Afros that symbolized the movement would fill me with nothing but pride. But on that day, I felt ambivalence.

The conviction and exuberance shown in the exhibit saddened me, for I know too well how the story ended. ..

December 28

Clearing The Path: On Girls, Education and Gratitude

In today’s blog I discuss how a novel on the lives of girls in rural parts of the developing world made me reflect on family tales from the paternal side of my child’s family & the need to recognize one’s privileges.