History: One Person At A Time

I have always been interested in local history -- community history.  Of course national and world history is important, but I find the small histories which invoke nostalgic emotions and memories to be captivating.  The histories which exist only in the recollection of those who experienced them … [Read more...]

Should we say “the N-word”?

My 12 year-old daughter was telling me of a book she was reading in her Language Arts class: Warriors Don't Cry.  The book is set in Arkansas during the era of segregation as the integration of schools is implemented due to Brown v Board of Education.  So while riding in the car she blurts out, "The … [Read more...]