Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for so many things. We would all do well to remember that the intersections of race and class and education and gender are tightly bound. You cannot ‘win’ one battle without remembering there are more … Continue reading
Category Archives: Just Because
“Be kind to each other.” Like many a Facebook post, those words were a nice thing to see on a Wednesday, a middle of the week day when you could see the goodness of a three-day weekend ahead of you. … Continue reading
Today is the first day of classes and this seems as appropriate as anything. Dear students, shake off the shackles of the mundane and see what’s out there. Find that place where you belong.
‘Tis that time of the year when we wax nostalgic and try to think of ways to make our lives better. Perhaps this is a simple way to start the process in the new year.
I know it’s dangerous to post this as we begin the final weeks of the semester, but this is when we need to remember it most. We can only do our best to control our own lives, thoughts, bodies– and … Continue reading
The past 10 days have been tumultuous, to say the least, living in Columbia. The Mizzou movements resulted in resignations and leaves of office and then on Friday, a city I love so very much, was brutally attacked. Vive la … Continue reading
There’s a lot of talk and action here in Columbia, about and around the University of Missouri and recent calls for University President Wolfe and Chancellor Loftin to resign or be removed. In the coming days, we must listen instead … Continue reading
Easier said than done.