Jesse Williams Is Right: We Need to Do Better

Jesse Williams Is Right: We Need to Do Better

Picture this: When I was young, maybe five or six years old, I was seated at a restaurant with my mom and younger brother, happily scarfing down my favorite meal-of-the-moment. Mid-way through lunch in suburbia, an extremely tall black man walked in. I can still see...
Mother’s Day: Mishaps, Mayhem, Mending

Mother’s Day: Mishaps, Mayhem, Mending

I woke up on Mother’s Day at 6:45 a.m. to a symphony of sneezes well within my personal spray zone. My son went in for a kiss with a messy cold and completely covered me with boogies. Not to be outdone, my other kid chimed in with an ominous “I don’t feel good” an...