The Riot Within

“Why can’t we all just get along?”– Rodney King It is difficult to explain to people entitled by power, wealth, race, gender, religion, status, health, education, willful ignorance and favorable circumstances, why riots happen and why they matter. While those of us of peaceful protest rightly do not condone violence, purveyors of violence throughout historyContinue reading “The Riot Within”

Blue Death

What to do During a Pandemic For weeks horses could be heard lumbering past the cryptic Spit-Spreads-Death signs posted in a panic on lampposts up and down city streets, pulling open carts piled high with bodies, exhausted Seminarians from local Catholic Dioceses walked alongside hollering, “Bring out your dead…Bring out your dead!” This was notContinue reading “Blue Death”