To Resist or Rise Above?

I find myself in a disorienting dilemma. Everything about Donald Trump repels me – to the point that, quite frankly, I can’t even bring myself to legitimize his presidency by referring to him by the title, a feeling reinforced every time a bratty, self-absorbed tweet is reported as news.  During his improbable campaign, I vacillated [Read More…]

MLK: Letter From Birmingham Jail

  On April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. released an open letter written from the city jail in Birmingham, Alabama.  This letter was in response to a public statement issued by eight white Alabama clergymen on April 12, 1963 entitled “A Call for Unity.”  In their statement, they agreed that social injustices were being [Read More…]