David 6/26/22

fear is a good thing.  I explained that fear isn’t bad, it just reminds us that there is something new, something with which we are not familiar and need to be alert to.  The only time fear is a bad thing is when we let it stop us from doing that which we want to do. 

Father’s Juneteenth 6/20/22

the struggle didn’t end in 1865.  In another five years, the fifteenth amendment gave African American men the right to vote on February 3, 1870.  Then came the Jim Crow laws, designed to suppress minorities in individual states.  In 1896, the Fourteenth Amendment was passed guaranteeing equal protection regardless of race as the law of the land in an effort to end the individual Jim Crow Laws.  This wasn’t the end either.