Selected excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1967 book, “Where Do We Go From Here?” Continue reading Timeless Reading: Dr. King’s “Where Do We Go From Here?”
Reflections on the lesser-quoted refrains of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech Continue reading Did Dr. King Die in Vain?
Politics, activism, humanities, social justice and more, with Angela Davis, who presented at Gonzaga U in 2017 and recently held a webcast hosted by University of San Francisco in 2020. Continue reading Angela Davis: Controversy, Commitment, Courage
Spokane, Washington, writer Kate Vanskike takes a journey through places that informed her views on race. She’s still learning to unpack it. Continue reading Racial Lessons in Place
Seven hundred. That was the population of Perry, Missouri, the town I lived in from age 3 to 20. It had one blinking stoplight and one non-white family, a couple that didn’t stay long. Legend says that a century-old city … Continue reading Talking About Racism
by Kate Vanskike Let me be honest: Until the last decade or so of my life, I haven’t been incredibly interested in history. In high school and in college, it was simply a required class. In the latter, I’m embarrassed … Continue reading True Confession: I was ignorant (or, The Truth about Blacks’ journey to Civil Rights)