“Building the Bridge Together” was the aspirational mantra for Accord1, i.e., accord1.wordpress.com, my initial foray into the online communication world. At its inception in 2011, I was trusting in existing systems, highlighting “The Church” to be the mechanism to accomplish this … Continue reading Building Bridges not Walls
“By the thousands, faceless, anonymous, relentless young people, black and white, have temporarily left the ivory towers of learning for the barricades of bias. Their courageous and disciplined activities have come as a refreshing oasis in a desert sweltering with … Continue reading The March Theme is “Seasons of Refreshing.”
Otis Redding sang: “It’s been a long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gonna come.” The bursting of fall color symbolizes past times’ forward thrust toward racial equity albeit Reconstruction, the rising of Tulsa’s … Continue reading Colors: I Know A Change Is Gonna Come.
So much on the line; the bravest of spirit bundled into the slight yet powerful 4’8″ 104lbs frame shines brightly with hope and humanity. Ebony irises come to life in the brilliant circumferenced whites of Simone’s eyes. On July 27th, … Continue reading Slow Burn
It was 1969, one year removed from the Assassinations of Doctor Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy. My parents had moved into the dream home they had built in Perry Township, Ohio, a suburban area just outside of Columbus. … Continue reading Calculus for Controlling the Narrative
As the celebration goes on for America’s Birthday, we are also in the space of racial reckoning. White Backlash reminds us that we’ve seen this place before. I can remember while growing up at about the age of being just … Continue reading Deja vu, Or Something Else?