Thanks, Mary Costanza, for this! I've always lived by this creed and have the reputation to prove it.One day at work, an elderly redneck client told a racist joke at a meeting in the presence of an African American colleague of mine. Everyone ignored it, even other colleagues. I was not . . .
I have decided to stick with love.Hate is too great a burden to bear.-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.For those of you too young to remember,this is the way it wasin the 1960s South.Law enforcement set dogs on protesters.Civil rights workers were murdered.Makes a little pepper spray look tame in . . .
As kids in upstate New York, we didn't encounter the breadth of ethnicities we do in our everyday life today. For example, I didn't go to school with black kids until three moved to our town when I was in high school. I can't remember when I first saw an Asian of any kind, except in a Chinese . . .
I dug into a salad at the mall food court, while ago, after a morning of retail therapy. Bored, I scrolled through news stories on my PDA and found this:TAMPA - Human remains in an algae-covered minivan discovered Wednesday deep in a western Broward County canal might be connected with a missing . . .