Month: August 2014
Whether or not Michael Brown died in vain depends on mothers and fathers transforming anger and anguish into tangible expressions of love in struggling inner-city homes and neighborhoods.
Jim Foley died because he loved life. As a journalist, his father said Jim found his passion shining light on those suffering within the world’s darkest recesses.
Ferguson’s protesters are united in wanting to be heard; not counseled, consoled or seeing Michael Brown’s death continue as a daily backdrop for lawyers, politicians, pundits and others who began looting the community’s sorrow even faster than those who pillaged groceries, liquor and electronics.
Robin William's greatest contribution may be helping people who are the least trained — the closest of family and friends — learn to help loved ones who are anxious, depressed or struggling with the impact of trauma.