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Women and Adversity: Living through a natura...

April 8, 2021

I hear the swishing of the clear plastic tarp that covers the inside space where a kitchen window should be. A plywood board covers the outside space. The titanic destruction is evident looking out from one of the mud-encrusted windows that’s not boarded up. The EF, Enhanced Fujita, tornado that swept through Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. registered a 3 wind speed. That means the wind reached from 136-165 miles per hour and is considered “severe.” The National Weather Service said th ...

Women and Adversity: Ida B. Wells, Civil Righ...

March 25, 2021

Ida B. Wells died of kidney disease 90 years ago today on March 25, 1931 in Chicago. As I wrote in my ebook Women and Adversity: Honoring 23 Black Women, I grew up hearing the name Ida B. Wells. ...

Women and Adversity: Tondalao Hall, Unfairly ...

March 11, 2021

I featured Tondalao Hall in my2020 ebook, Women and Adversity, Honoring 23 Black Women, which included my interview with her. Megan Lambert with the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma ...

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