February 25, 2017

When I got the email stating I’d be interviewed on the morning of Thanksgiving, it took me a second to realize that this is something that might happen often: that teaching in another country includes a host of new experiences, but it also changes those with which I’m...

February 18, 2017

Last week Seattle hosted the screening of James Baldwin’s film, I Am Not Your Negro. The film, directed by Raoul Peck, envisions a work by Baldwin that was never finished called Remember this House. The book was to be Baldwin’s personal account of the lives and assassi...

February 4, 2017

January 20th was my last day as a classroom teacher and it was both an end and a beginning. It was the end of an 18 ½ year career being a teacher. It was not the way I anticipated ending the career that I absolutely loved – and I am still in a bit of shock and grief ov...

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Charlottesville. It’s cut and dry: saying one race is superior to another is wrong. Saying certain people don’t belong because of their skin color, re...

Irony: to say the US is no place for hate, when white supremacy built it

August 18, 2017

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