Reopening Schools Safely Requires Funding – HEROES Act

To keep students, teachers, staff & families safe, we should aim to reopen schools safely or not at all. We all need to do our part—Wear a Mask and Wash Your Hands to decrease infection rates and community spread of COVID-19. A Mask Mandate would help greatly, as would Heroes Act funding.

Gaslighting Makes Me Angry

Gaslighting Makes Me Angry I’m not sure if it’s because I’m a Black woman, a mom & pediatrician (who cares for children), an empathetic introvert (who respects the feelings of others), or just a decent person—but the act of gaslighting makes me want to go “full cowling!” Not sure what “full cowling” is? I didn’t know either until my teens…

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Choosing Humanity Over Division and Distrust

Promoting Distrust The powers that be in this country appear to have a vested interest in keeping us divided, fearful, distrustful of one another and misinformed on the facts. Why is that? This desperate desire to stoke division and hatred among Americans is both obvious and intentional. Their actions remind me of the cruelly malicious, yet comically inept undertakings of…

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Time For Change – Revisited

The Relevance of This Revision I wrote the original version of “Time For Change” in 2016. It’s heartbreaking and disheartening that this revision is still relevant in 2020. Time For Change – Revisited Crying over this type of violence, until we’re all out of tears Sadly watching, as outrage is replaced by fear Fear of indifference, fear of no change…

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