A Night in the Nation’s Capital: A Reflection

A Night in the Nation’s Capital: A Reflection

Twas an interesting night at the nation’s capital. The night was hot and humid, a minute improvement from the glaring heat that inundated the earlier hours of the day. I could not help but think about my ancestors who under the same sweltering heat, worked from sun-up to sun-down. Now, another ancestor lay amidst the [...]

Emmett Till, John Lewis, and Learning from those who Left Us

Emmett Till, John Lewis, and Learning from those who Left Us

Saturday, July 25, 2020, marked what would have been Emmett Till’s seventy-ninth birthday. Till, a black child whose spilled blood evidences the evil cast against the black collective, maintains his eternal youth in more ways than one. Had Till lived to see adulthood, he would be younger than many millennial grandparents betraying his brutal murder, [...]