These are just some of the examples I’ve seen of people turning their empathy into action – action that must not stop so that we can continue contributing to the conversations and solutions we must find, together.
Justice For All
It is heartbreaking to me that since the inception of America, this country has been reaching and climbing to attain the goal of “Justice for All.” Today, young men are being killed and treated as worthless members of American society. It so happens that these young men are African-American. When the founding fathers drafted the… Read More
Susan B. Anthony, A Woman For All Women
If you’re a woman who exercised your right to vote in an election recently (hopefully you did), thank anti-slavery and women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony. Credited with birthing the women’s suffrage crusade, Anthony, along with her partner in the movement, Elizabeth Stanton, arranged for Congress to be presented with an amendment giving women the right… Read More
The Alarm Has Sounded. Will We Heed the Call?
It’s taking me a while to process the grief and pain. I am scarcely able to put into words the gut wrenching horror as I watch a man walk free after shooting a black child. When I think of it, the parallels between Trayvon and my own son come to mind. But for the grace… Read More