Category Archives: Food for Thought

Spring has arrived. Time to dust off the blog.

The last time I updated Radicalconversationalist was 2011. It’s trifling. I know. But I am back and ready to write again. Before I get started, I have to say I feel bad for not writing for so long. I created … Continue reading

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Interviewed in NYC, all I got was a bruised ego.

Last week, I had an out-of-town job interview. I was excited . I’d aced two  previous phone screenings,  came highly recommended and knew I had the experience, accomplishments and ideas this women’s social justice organization was looking for. Things were … Continue reading

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The Rutgers suicide reflects serious moral issues.

When I read about Tyler Clementi, my heart broke for him and his family.  Then one word came to mind: morals.  As in, where were Dharun Ravi’s and Molly Wei’s morals during their little caper? These two so-called “friends” taped … Continue reading

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If Bishop Eddie Long is found guilty, “I’m sorry” won’t cut it.

Bishop Eddie Long‘s message about charges of sexual abuse were: I’m not perfect, but I am going to fight back.  His congregation at New Birth Church cheered like they were at a Falcons game.  To that, I say “bollocks.” I … Continue reading

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One Less Lonely Person

A few hours each week I volunteer listening to people talk about their problems. Sometimes I hear juicy stories about ex-boyfriends, annoying bosses and past drug abuse; but also the mundane details of other’s lives.  One person talks about how much he loves … Continue reading

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