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The Good Wife Works – Women write of encounters with abusive men

The Good Wife Works – Women write of encounters with abusive men

Jun. 24 |           “Many men in our culture never recover from childhood unkindnesses.” — bell hooks (born 09/25/52 as Gloria Watkins)   The books of Pearl Cleage and Rosie Perez’s Handbook for an Unpredictable Life (N.Y.:...

The Good Wife Works – On belonging

The Good Wife Works – On belonging

May. 7 | “Racism poisons civic life and denies the worth of human beings because of their color,” Michael Eric Dyson wrote. We know that racism destroys a Black man by ignoring his gifts, overlooking his presence, and demeaning his manhood. Larry Holmes,...

The Good Wife Works – America in the Age of Obama

The Good Wife Works – America in the Age of Obama

Jan. 30 | In a recent workshop held on the campus of Macalester College in St. Paul on the state and condition of America in the age of Obama, it was agreed that our president and the symbol that the presidency represents is its highest compliment, the ultimate...

Mistreatment does not excuse irresponsibility

Mistreatment does not excuse irresponsibility

Nov. 7 | My Black former husband claimed that his rage was the effect of the hostile conditions of his environment and was, therefore, qualified; bona fide. He said, “Blacks are born victims!” In trying to comprehend his world, I read and I pondered: Will...