Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The… Read more 2020/03/15 #SundaySentence
Our efforts to fight poverty are often based on the misconception that poor people must pull themselves up out of… Read more 2020/03/08 #SundaySentence
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a well renowned Victorian poet was born on March 6, 1806 in Durham, England, the eldest of… Read more Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet plus
When someone, while having an asthma attack, says “I love you” or “I really love you”, there’s a difference. A… Read more 2020/03/01 #SundaySentence
Andrée Raymonde Borrel was born on November 18, 1919 into a working-class family in the Parisian suburb of Bécon-les-Bruères. Her… Read more Andrée Raymonde Borrel, female agent extraordinaire
It is because you think if you own publishing you can control what’s printed, what’s written, what’s read? Well, lotsa… Read more 2020/02/23 #SundaySentence
The article “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, A Brief Account“, available on the official website for the Monticello Estate in… Read more Sally Hemings, one of the many things about slavery…
Can Afric’s muse forgetful prove?
Or can such friendship fail to move
A tender human heart?
Immortal Friendship laurel-crown’d
The smiling Graces all surround
With ev’ry heav’nly Art
Maggie Lena Walker was born Maggie Lena Draper in Richmond, Virginia on July 15, 1864 to Elizabeth Draper, a former… Read more Maggie Lena Walker, banker/activist extraordinaire!
I came up in the sixties, which is way after everything else. But we always assumed that we knew white people, that we really sort of understood them. And I found out that if you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else. […go…]