Category: Essays/Poetry

ESSAY: The ‘N’ Word

By the late 1600s, Britain’s merchant fleet had become the world’s leading slave traders, and one out of every four ships that left Liverpool harbor was a slave trading ship…

ESSAY: Merry Christmas

Our cute (fake) Christmas tree is hung with ornaments collected over many years, and a small collection of gifts sits under the tree…

ESSAY: Sexual Improprieties

But for the most part the national conversation about it has not moved beyond the bad behavior of individual men and the need to punish them for what they did…