EPIGRAM FOR SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES
HUMAN PROGRESS IS NEITHER AUTOMATIC NOR INEVEITABLE…EVERY STEP TOWARD THE GOAL OF JUSTICE REQUIRES SACRIFICE, SUFFERING, AND STRUGGLE; THE TIRELESS EXERTIONS AND PASSIONATE CONCERNS OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
THIS IS NOT AMERICA
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In June, 2017 I shared my excitement about the upcoming publication of Southern Perspectives – the cover was all I had back then – but I could see the finish line of a very long journey. Two years later I am … Continue reading
A politician/philanthropist from Faith, North Carolina who settled in Charleston; an attorney who moved to Columbia from Key West, Florida; a midlands YWCA executive director from Detroit, Michigan — three women whose different, yet similar, stories were chronicled in Southern … Continue reading
Truthfully, I have lost confidence in political surveys since the presidential election of 2016 here in the United States when almost no survey gave DT a snowball’s chance in hell of being elected. Hopelessly wrong, right? So let’s just say … Continue reading
One of my favorite heroes was a woman named Edie Windsor who died yesterday at the age of 88. I never had an opportunity to meet her personally, but I know what my family and my community owe her. She … Continue reading
Coming this December – a Must Read! Read the intimate personal essays of 21 native or adopted South Carolinians who contributed significantly to the organizing of the queer community in our state from the AIDS crisis in 1984 to marriage … Continue reading
President Barack Obama was the first American President I ever heard who openly supported marriage equality for LGBT citizens. My emotions were a mixture of joy and amazement the first time I heard him say the words. I felt an … Continue reading
3. Bertha Emiline Selma Buls (08/02/1873 – 01/01/1956) m. Charles C. (Karl) Schlinke (01/09/1870 – 03/14/1953) …..3.5 Bernice Louise Schlinke (10/20/1898 – 04/19/1972) m. James Marion Boring (03/06/1887 – 09/20/1938) …..3.5.4 Selma Louise Boring (03/25/1927 – 04/25/2012) m. Glenn … Continue reading