My Personal Experience With Racism and Redemption Down In Georgia

Having grown up in a working-class black family, I'd attended public schools until 9th grade, but I was awarded an academic scholarship to a private school for 9th-12th grade. Some of my friends from the public schools warned me that I shouldn't go there. Words like "snobs" were often used to describe my potential future... Continue Reading →

Kudos To Clinton, Obama, And Trump.

As ugly and divisive as this Presidential campaign was, as contentious as it became, as harsh as many of the words were, and as unpopular as the top two candidates were, it's worth noting that President-Elect Donald Trump, Secretary Hillary Clinton, and President Barack Obama were exemplary in the addresses that they offered in the... Continue Reading →

Where To Now, America?

As someone who has long held deep reservations about both candidates, I am neither rejoicing nor mourning today. Things like contested conventions, one or both candidates dropping out, or a third-party candidate having a shot have long seemed like pipe dreams. As a result, several months ago I accepted the inevitability that on Wednesday, November... Continue Reading →

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