Soapbox

SOAPBOX: Eclipsed

by Margaret Blanchard “It’s impossible to struggle for… equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because … fair play, justice, are like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it.”  Maya Angelou Recently I was moved by a key question proposed by civil rights activist Ruby Sales: “Where does it hurt?”  […]

*NEW COLUMN!* SOAPBOX: Redefining America’s Greatness

by Margaret Blanchard What we Americans are on the cusp of experiencing is akin to what white folks felt when the Civil Rights Movement rose up, what men experienced when the Women’s Movement progressed, maybe even what some straight folks felt when gay people asserted their rights. Suddenly one’s identity is not exclusively privileged, one’s […]