Tuesday, July 12, 2016

WHY BLACK LIVES MATTER


This morning I wasted some brain cells reading a washed-up politician’s characterization of #BlackLivesMatter as “a farce … to weaken America through disunity.”

I’m not going to boost that horrible persons web traffic by linking; you can find it on your own if you’re interested. But here’s my response.

Narrow-minded, fearful, and history-deficient people interpret “Black Lives Matter” to mean “Black People Think that Their Lives are More Important than Others.”

These willfully ignorant people can’t (or, more likely, won’t) understand that “Black Lives Matter” is short for a much larger concept that includes all of us as responsible parties:

Friday, July 8, 2016

“When the darkness sets in”

“People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.”

—Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (8 Jul 1926-2004)