FAITH, HOPE, LOVE, FORGIVENESS & RACIAL HEALING

FAITH, HOPE, LOVE, FORGIVENESS & RACIAL HEALING

FAITH, HOPE, LOVE, FORGIVENESS & RACIAL HEALING October 9, 2021 HOW HE DID IT This book has been categorized as being about crime, the flawed criminal justice system, racism, and wrongful incarceration. It is true. This book speaks to these issues. It is also...
GOING TO THE WALL FOR BOOKS

GOING TO THE WALL FOR BOOKS

GOING TO THE WALL FOR BOOKS October 2, 2021 The wall is the brick front of Funston Elementary School in Chicago. The occasion is the recent presentation of baskets of brand new books and other goodies for participants in the “John Stephan’s Escape from the...
A FACE, A BOOK, AND A BILL

A FACE, A BOOK, AND A BILL

A FACE, A BOOK, AND A BILL September 25, 2021 The last time you held a one-hundred-dollar bill in your hand, the face you saw on it was that of Benjamin Franklin. The face on that bill has been in circulation since 1914. The book about the man behind that face has...
FOUR SISTERS AND A TYRANT

FOUR SISTERS AND A TYRANT

FOUR SISTERS AND A TYRANT September 18, 2021 Three of them gave their lives to fight the vicious dictator of the Dominican Republic – one survived to tell the tale. They were the Mirabal sisters Patria, Dedé, Minerva, and María Teresa. He – Rafael Trujillo...
READ LIKE GANDHI

READ LIKE GANDHI

READ LIKE GANDHI September 4, 2021 Tolstoy wrote it. Gandhi read it. The effects of that combination rippled through four centuries – and ripples still. First published in 1894 it has left – and leaves – its mark through the present 21st century. It...