These blog posts extend the perspectives I shared in Scholarship Boy to the current moment of racial reckoning, changing patterns of family life, and our contentious political and cultural discourse. My hope is that these thoughts will enable us to contribute to building a culture that respects the dignity of differences and celebrates our common humanity.
The Big Table: A Thanksgiving Reflection.
Dad signaled for silence, allowing him to bless all “three venues” with grace. I don’t remember any of the details of my last Thanksgiving Day with my family in St. Louis in 1957. I can, however, provide a sketch of at least the categories of attendees because holiday meals were family rituals, a part of…
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