A Memorial Day blog post should be about fun and friends and amazing summer cocktails to serve at your barbeque. I get it. And I do have a cocktail that I’m eager to share with you. I promise. But first, let’s just take a second this Memorial Day morning to pay tribute to the fallen. I don’t just mean the fallen soldiers. This morning, I am thinking about the billions of folks whose stories have fallen away from our history. READ THE FULL POST ON PLENTY OF ICE>>>
Today, as our country takes a break to honor the contribution of MLK, I am grateful for his legacy at the same time I am wanting more. We know he didn’t achieve what he did by himself. Who else are we forgetting? Who were all of the hundreds, even thousands, of people who dared to take action who were influenced by him? Who influenced him? Who is telling the story of interdependence that allowed MLK to arise as the most important leader of our time?
Somewhere deep in the answers to these questions lie the stories of women and girls.
I wrote the following post for the Glitter & Razz blog:
Today we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We also are in a full year celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. The 1963 has been called “the year the world work up” and, in the last 50 years, many heroes have emerged from regular everyday folks. Folks who dared to do things differently than other people around them. Folks who dared to choose love over hate. Folks who dared to believe they could make a difference.
And many of these folks have been girls. READ the POST>>>