Colton’s Problem

Woe to those who rise early in the morning, that they may run after strong drink, who tarry late into the evening as wine inflames them! - Isaiah 5:11 "What are you doing here?" His breath reeked of alcohol.  He was on the floor, his hair disheveled, the empty glass lying beside him.   "Go away," …

Women’s Literacy = Women’s Liberty

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural …

Eleanor Roosevelt

Earlier this month when I was reading about African American women who made a difference so that I could feature them in the special issue of Notes to Women newsletter, one name kept popping up--Eleanor Roosevelt.  I promised myself that I would do a little writeup on her.  And here we are. "Where, after all, …

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