Emanuel AME Church

On The Charleston Shooting…

Emanuel AME Church

I wasn't going to write anything because I worried words would fail, but I think keeping silent is worse. I am appalled and devastated that our country is so steeped in racial violence. It's a sickness, and we aren't getting better. For merely having a President Obama bumper sticker on our car, my family has been harassed ...

Golden Rule Creative Writing

The Hidden Treasures In Schoolwork

Golden Rule Creative Writing

You'd think with all my organizing, I would be frustrated with the end of the school year when bags of random schoolwork come home with half-used notebooks, that took me three stores to find the correct size, random papers on subjects like rainbows and puppies and aliens, and glue sticks whose mere existence is a mockery of sticky things ...