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Stevie, Justin, Rodney, and Master Blaster Jammin’

I cannot think of July without thinking of Stevie Wonder’s Hotter Than July and that music from my young adult life which is so much a part of my psyche. 418 more words

Christian Witness

A Flag Over South Carolina: Your Pride, My Outrage

I sit here, feeling doubt creep in.  Who am I to write this?  I am no one.  I’ve not been elected, pushed forward to lead or showered in celebrity.  1,928 more words

West Side Story: A Story for Any Time and Place

Earlier in June, good friends took my husband and me to see the Rainbow Stage production of West Side Story. The quality of the production was so phenomenal, I became immersed in the story, music, messages, and themes. 600 more words

Because of Charleston...

A horrific and violent hate crime was committed this week in Charleston, SC. A white young man went in to a historic black church and opened gun fire, killing nine people. 357 more words

Equality

In Remembrance

Being black means remembering. Remembering even when you want to forget. Remembering events that others have forgotten. Remembering people we were told never existed. Remembering is the constant background noise to my life. 295 more words