freedom

Your Voice Matters

I recently reposted a post from my Facebook memories featuring a quote from John F. Kennedy. The quote: "Let us not seek the Republican answer, or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future." This quote… Continue reading Your Voice Matters

Thoughts

Someone Knows my Name…

I am in the middle of reading this wonderfully painful book titled Someone knows my name by Lawrence Hill. This book is a fiction based on a historic document called ‘The book of Negros,’ which lists over three thousand names of black loyalist to the British who were relocated to Nova Scotia, Canada. This story shatters my… Continue reading Someone Knows my Name…

Equanimity, freedom

Question not the anger and pain but question the cause of the pain.

I watched an interview of a Football player, Colin Kaepernick, today on Facebook. He was asked about the recent debate and in his answer he made reference to Donald Trump's slogan "Make America great again." and spoke about a conversation he had with African American friends and how America has never been that great for that specific… Continue reading Question not the anger and pain but question the cause of the pain.