Outspoken

Finding Myself at 54

[My then-wife] made little remarks about gay people a lot. Sometimes, I think it was to see what I would say or how I would react. I found it easier just to ignore it.

Craig Washington: A reflection on Aretha

I am a child of the late 60s and early 70s. My people’s ongoing struggle for liberation was catapulted straight into the nation’s living room through newspaper headlines and evening-television bulletins. In hom...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: The worst phone tag partner to have

It has been awhile since I had the sense my body was about to take me in an unknown direction. I have had health issues a majority of my life, but had found respite these past few years. However, a recent docto...