Welcome to Braggsville–A Review

By | July 2, 2017

We saw “Welcome to Braggsville” at the Seattle Center, performed by the Book-It Repertory Theater, based on the novel by T. Geronimo Johnson. First off, let me say that the cast was stellar, and the leads were absolutely fantastic. They were in their roles in a way that led me to believe they weren’t acting;… Read More »

The Words of Good White Liberals

By | June 17, 2017

What are your thoughts, good people? http://kuow.org/post/understand-white-liberal-racism-read-these-private-emails This is really hard for me to read, because it is easier to talk about racism and to march against racism than it is to do the hard work of confronting racism *in our own lives*. It’s my opinion that we want to tell others how to fix… Read More »

Another Review of “Stars in the Texas Sky”

By | April 15, 2017

Another positive review of my novel “Stars in the Texas Sky” https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R39P00GXNQI5OI “Wonderfully written, read in one sitting. “This book made me cry for the injustice, it made me laugh when people got their just desserts, and there were several moments where the authors’ writing was so clever, I said ‘I see what you did… Read More »

Taking the Next Step

By | January 20, 2017

I recently participated in a live video-conference discussing Dr. Hart’s book “Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism (https://www.amazon.com/Trouble-Ive-Seen-Changing-Church/dp/1513800000). We had a class of disparate people of this country, representing (at least) three Christian faith communities, and we talked about the essentials of Dr. Hart’s book. I came away with great encouragement,… Read More »

Why Honor Dr. King?

By | January 16, 2017

Reposted from 2010,  2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.  I wrote this as a quick email in response to some scurrilous nonsense forwarded to me, nonsense written by a white Christian eager to point out to me that Dr. King was a flawed man, too flawed to be honored and acknowledged. N.B. 2016. I’ve… Read More »