The Racism Test

  Take the test. Answer each question truthfully: 1. Have you ever used a racial slur of any sort? Y or N. 2. Have you ever been present when a family member or a friend or co-worker used a racial slur? Y or N. 3. If yes to any of the above questions, in what [Read More…]

Heaven on Parkchester Drive

There are stacks of books on my mother’s dressers, piles of books on her bedside table, and another stash of books inside the pouch of her walker-on-wheels.┬áThe trouble is she can’t read any of the books — the brain tumors have robbed her of one of her greatest enjoyments — reading. So the reading of [Read More…]