MLK & Sudan’s Human Rights Disaster

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    “Our Father who art in Heaven,” I prayed, even as a little boy in Sudan, “hallowed be thy name.”  I was baptized as a child and learned about God and his will and his Kingdom in Catholic schools.  I have always believed that He gives us our daily bread and that He forgives [Read More...]

Surrounded by the Honorable

Tim and I have been visiting friends in Walpole, Mass. for the past several days.

 Tim and I have been in New England for the past several days, visiting our friends Charlie and Ann-Marie Harootunian.  Specifically, we have been in Walpole, Mass., which is a lovely community halfway between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island. I first met Charlie in a trailer (naturally) during my first visit to the Vietnam Memorial [Read More...]

Q & A with Tayari Jones

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SILVER SPARROW, the latest novel by Atlanta author Tayari Jones, is a “love story… full of perverse wisdom and proud joy,” declares O Magazine.  Dana Lynn Yarboro’s father is a bigamist. So is Bunny Chaurisse Witherspoon’s daddy. The girls, born four-months apart, are sisters, who live in the same town and share the same daddy, [Read More...]


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