Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

With the last frosts of Winter slowly giving way to the warm, dewy optimism of Spring in Europe, I find myself pre-occupied with many divergent thoughts. Beyond what is transpiring on a geopolitical scale in Ukraine and the seeming fading of the Covid pandemic, I am...
Book Review: No Name In the Street (James Baldwin)

Book Review: No Name In the Street (James Baldwin)

“I’m black and I’m proud: yet I suppose that the most accurate term, now, for this history, this particular and peculiar danger, as well as for all persons produced out of it and struggling in it, is: Afro American. Which is but a wedding, however, of two...
Tell Them We Are Rising!

Tell Them We Are Rising!

Recently a close friend of mine shared an inspiring documentary film on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) entitled Tell Them We Are Rising. It highlights how important these institutions are for Black Americans not only as centers of learning but...

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