A Painful Truth

James looked at Jane, his face pale.  “You love this other woman?” she asked again, her voice trembling, her own face ashen. He nodded.  “Yes.” Jane collapsed in a nearby chair, feeling sick.  “Who is she, James?” “She’s a negro nurse I met in North Africa.” “She’s negro?” “Yes.  That’s why she said we can never see each other again.” “If-if… Read More A Painful Truth

Pauli Murray

True community is based on upon equality, mutuality, and reciprocity. It affirms the richness of individual diversity as well as the common human ties that bind us together – AZ Quotes Pauli Murray was a civil rights activist, feminist, lawyer, writer, poet and the first woman to be ordained an Episcopal priest, serving for eight… Read More Pauli Murray

Berta’s Lot

Berta sat down, dog tired.  Tears ran down her cheeks.  She brushed them away. What had she done to be saddled with a life of hardship and misery and an ungrateful child?  Hurt and anger welled up inside her as she thought about her only daughter, Clarissa.  She, Berta had worked so hard to make… Read More Berta’s Lot