Justice and Truth

“We can not seek justice and then deny truth.” This thought or line just came to me as I reflect on how far we have come as African Americans in this country. Yesterday I watched “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth”, a film that chronicles her magnificent life and inside of the film the images of…

How Many Walls In Your Teepee?

I woke from a wierd dream state while finishing up my ten-day assignment in Indianapolis.  I was staying at the JW Marriot for my university.  As my mind crawled out of its haze, this emerged; “How Many Walls In Your Teepee?”  I didn’t really know what this meant, pondered it for a minute or two,…

Transformation and Compassion

Have you ever seen the movie, Transformers, where cars magically twist  and turn into robots? In the movie we watch with a child’s eye how cars change into robots….wait, wait, they don’t just change they transform.  On the TV show Extreme Makeover they transform homes not just change them.  After being a teacher and learner for 25 years as…