I stood there staring at the ocean from the roof of this castle – the Elmina Slave Castle. A few minutes earlier I had walked through the dungeon where over 600 women were stored, before being shipped to the “New World” through these very waters. Some of their shackles still lay there, the bucket for […]Read More Slave Castle, Ghana.
When I lived in India, I hated sewers. I hated sewers for what they did to people. One day when I was walking back from school, I saw two people slowly lower an elderly man into a sewer with a basket of some sort. A few minutes later, as I stood watching, the man came […]Read More SEWER
The Beluga whale in Finding Dory is nothing like the Beluga whale at the Georgia Aquarium. As a part of a science grant at my seminary received, my Old Testament class went to the Georgia Aquarium. The Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, housing thousands of animals and representing several thousand species, […]Read More The Beluga Whale: Insurmountable Beauty; Inescapable Sadness
President Davis, when you said, “You cannot transform the negro into anything one-tenth as useful or as good as what slavery enables them to be”, did you imagine the possibility of an educated, free, colored woman in your city, caressing your stone-cold face?
Looks like I’m more than one tenth useful.