The Danger of a Single Story

With all that is going on in Charleston and other spots around the U.S., I find myself going back to this talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I first learned of her during my studies in African Literature at Creighton and have ever since been enthralled with all she has to say and do. I encourage each of you to dig deep into the racial issues plaguing us, aim to really understand and think deeply about them, Read more…

I’m back

After a four year hiatus from blogging, I’m back. Probably not better than ever but I’m back. As I sat at Omaha’s Eppley Airport yesterday waiting to depart for Chicago, I was reflecting on a problem I recently resolved. A problem that I never thought would resolve. I was reminded of something I believe we often all forget: there is huge power in surrounding yourself with a community that supports you. Support is a tricky Read more…