Monthly Archives: December 2014

Facing Tragedy/Praying for Peace

Dear Mr. Obama, It has been a hard week.   An unarmed white woman was killed in her home by a black teenager and man.  This woman could have been my daughter.  She was a 6th grade teacher with a master’s … Continue reading

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Cigarettes and Mr. Garner

One word of caution.  If you are going to protest and riot over something, please take the time to research what is really going on.  Most situations are not an easy black and white issue (sorry for the pun – … Continue reading

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Working in the ghetto

Some more thoughts on race: As a very white blonde haired 20 year old, I began working in the run down city of Harrisburg PA.  Harrisburg is mostly black with surrounding white suburbs and has always been racially charged. Part … Continue reading

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Why is Peter Pan played by a woman?

Does anyone else find this strange?  Peter Pan is played by a woman?  Is this some left wing NBC tactic to promote sexual confusion? No – It’s actually a tradition since the play began in the early 20th century and … Continue reading

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Leave the kids alone

There is one moral rule in politics (yes, only one).  Don’t pick on the children.  I’m sure you heard the fury over the twitter jabs at the Obama girl’s clothing last week.  A Republican staff member lost her job over … Continue reading

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Black Like Me

Originally posted on BooksbyBrian:
I was born in 1960 during the time that this book was being written.  It was required reading for my generation.  Unfortunately, it is no longer required reading so I thought I would try to bring some…

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Black and White

Six years ago we elected our first African American President.  I thought racial tensions would improve.  Every top position in the government has been held by African Americans and yet our streets seem to be more black and white than … Continue reading

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