Daily Archives: February 13, 2011

Booker’s Search for a Silver Lining

In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read Chapter 2, “Boyhood Days.” Chapter 2 goes into an issue that we encountered in our discussion of Chapter 1: ancestry.  There are many African-Americans who feel a sense of loss about … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race, Roots

Valentine’s Eve at Church

At the Presbyterian church this morning, the theme was love, since tomorrow will be St. Valentine’s day. The pastor told us about St. Valentine—though, actually, he told us late legends about St. Valentine. The pastor told us a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Holidays, Religion