Thursday , March 23, 2017

Unapologetically Alyssa

Unapologetically Alyssa

“You’re Alyssa LaCourse?” she said to me. “I have heard your name and never knew who you were. I was expecting someone different.” “I’m Alyssa,” I replied with an awkward laugh. I ...

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Everyone has a story: The real weight of the world

Everyone has a story: The real weight of the world

Khaki colored walls and fluorescent lighting made the room feel cold and unwelcoming. The scent of cleaning products was easily discernible. Monitors beeped slowly. Family gathere ...

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So then, what shall we say 50 years later?

So then, what shall we say 50 years later?

I was delighted and frankly a bit intimidated when offered the remarkable opportunity to write this piece commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington an ...

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Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

It has been 50 years since the violent summer of 1963 exploded on American streets. During this time, the civil rights movement lurched with bombings, beatings and ugly behavior. ...

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