Struggling Struggles in Shades of Black and Lavender

On Salon I found a wonderful coming out essay written by Jean Melasaine in which she recounts the multiple communities she has grown into during her life.  She was born to Samoan parents who immigrated to the US.  Her parents speak … Continue reading

Excerpt: The Kid Glove Warning (with crocodile smile) (from Sin Against the Race)

Bill left the classroom slowly after his students departed.  He glanced at the bulletin board and saw the press release for the Unity Rally.  Alfonso immediately entered his head. He walked through the wood-paneled office area when Reverend Johnson appeared … Continue reading