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Category Archives: African American
The tragic death of Trayvon Martin has triggered memories of a similar incident that occurred about twenty-five years ago. Mary Robinson, an African American social activist born in 1943, and I were working on a book about her home community … Continue reading
In 1981, the African American midwife described one of her most heartbreaking deliveries. As we talked we sat under a big pecan tree in the front yard of a remodeled farm house near Americus, Georgia, she explained that she had … Continue reading