Young men, high and in cultural pain, came in, hog-tied the 3 men, and raped me and another woman in our party. The third man hadn’t gotten to the third woman of our party before the gunshots went off, so she was spared that. It was her 32nd birthday, and it was my sign that God was listening, because she was spared. I’d hated to have her birthday…Continue
I worked in my first political campaign by stuffing and licking envelopes. It was 1962, and I was 6 years old.
My family is not a famous political family, nor has anyone ever been a professional politician.
We have always held the office of a more important role – citizen.
My mother was the brains and engine of our political involvement. She was from the mid-west and abhorred the Jim Crow South. She had 6 kids under 8 and had to work in her profession as a librarian to…Continue
People are surprised, but not.
People don’t seem so…Continue
You could be in your car, thinking about something, maybe looking for an answer and a song would…Continue