Recently a personal matter (more about that below) was tentatively scheduled for April 4th. Immediately that date struck a chord in the back of my mind as having historical significance thanks to U2’s 1984 hit song, Pride (In the Name of Love).
For only the 12th time in its existence and the first time in over two years, tellthetruthonthem.com is inducting a new member into its Progressive Hall of Fame. This is a rare occurrence and I hope you continue to read. Continue reading The Enshrinement Of John Lewis
For those of us who paid attention one of the lessons we learned from Martin Luther King is that demonstrations bring attention to a problem; then the difficult work of solving the problem begins. The title of today’s article is Police Reform. If anyone things I will have a comprehensive answer in the next few paragraphs, I thank you for the compliment, but I will simultaneously apologize for failing. However, I have a few thoughts and ideas on the topic that I’d like to share with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading Police Reform
I’ll probably be viewed as a traitor by some, will disappoint many, anger a few and express the thoughts of the majority of Americans in the next few sentences. I’ll avoid predictions because I simply do not know where it will all end in the short run. In the long run many things will stay the same and at least one that got worse in the last few days will most likely be a new fixture, at least for the short term that is. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Whole Lotta Wrong
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Instead of writing another version of the plethora of fluff pieces you will be presented with today I decided to write about what he means to me. He, or more accurately his legacy, was a teacher to me. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Teacher