Breivik’s Fear and Prejudice

Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown

 “Everyone is a prisoner of his own experience. No one can eliminate prejudices-just recognize them.” Edward R. Murrow.

The world is filled with good people born into this world of various sizes, shapes, colors and personalities. Like salt is to a freshly peeled garden cucumber, so is human diversity to an otherwise bland society. Continue reading

Holder Reveals His True Colors

Holder Reveals His True Colors

Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown

“A genius is a genius, regardless of the number of morons who belong to the same race — and a moron is a moron, regardless of the number of geniuses who share his racial origin.”-Ayn Rand 

The 2008 presidential election was supposed to usher in a utopian post-racial America where race no longer has a seat at the table of national affairs; a place where once for all, Americans would have equal justice under the law.  But, I guess we’ll have to wait. Continue reading

Strength in Diversity, not Division

by Susan Stamper Brown

Surreal Setting…Sunny skies… Frigid late January temperatures… The National Mall covered by a euphoric blanket of humanity…Left hand on the Historic Lincoln Bible and right hand raised… A promise to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution… An electric speech by the 44th American president: “…Because we have tasted the bitter swill of civil war and segregation, and emerged from that dark chapter stronger and more united, we cannot help but believe that the old hatreds shall someday pass…” A new era ushered in… Hope for change to come… Continue reading