My Black History 1981: Princeton

Summer Program 1981. Can you find me?* Attending Princeton University changed my life. I came to Jesus at Princeton. I met my husband at Princeton. At Princeton, I didn’t have any white friends. This was very unusual because I graduated from a mostly white high school where I enjoyed a diverse social circle. But I … Continue reading My Black History 1981: Princeton

My Black History: The 1960s

When my brothers and I were born in Toledo, Ohio, my parents were poor like most black people in America, and they lived in this public housing development: Eventually, we moved into an all-black neighborhood of single-family homes and attended this all-black church: Ascension Lutheran Church Though my parents attended desegregated high schools, segregation was … Continue reading My Black History: The 1960s

My Black History: You are Invited

My heart is often burdened by the racial strife and pain that continue to plague our nation. The most recent debacle with Virginia’s governor is another reminder that racist actions of the past haunt us all today. This incident is timely. For Black History Month this year, I had already planned to share some of … Continue reading My Black History: You are Invited