My White Privilege

…where this left me was as a crusader not for Jews, or for African-Americans, or for any one group, but for whoever is being oppressed.

Anti-Racism Part 2

We’re stuck in Christian original sin, according to Thandeka, and groping for Salvation. But confessing our supposed sins will not get us anywhere helpful.

Why I Flunked Anti-Racism 101

…racism damages the entire culture. As Martin Luther King Jr. said: “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”

A Look Back at a Bloody Arrest

I realized just a few days ago that I am writing this blog, melsmouth.com, not just for me, but for my son Thomas as well. He died June 1 in a skateboarding accident at the age of 29. He was a thinker and a writer who had not yet found a niche and an audience,…