Today was a historic moment for our nation. Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as […]
Leslie had the seminal experience of testifying to the Tennessee Legislature on the lynching of her great grand uncle and voting rights activist Elbert Williams and its effect on subsequent generations of her family.
The last time I opened this blog up was to post a blog entry on inequality for Blog Action Day. I wanted to write about how inequality always adds this […]
America has lost two of its most endeared trailblazers over the last few weeks, Betty White and Sidney Poitier. At ages 99 and 94, respectively, we weren’t ready for their […]
"if I was to see someone that I considered a friend and they came up and kicked me…there would be the physical pain, but there will also be the pain of betrayal from a friend, which is its own pain. And so, I think that part of the nuance of it all is that, you kind of accepting the pain feels like you're saying it's okay but now I'm getting to the understanding it doesn't mean that you accept the pain, it doesn't mean that you accept what happened to you, it doesn't mean that you accept the b