Monthly Archives: August 2011

Does The Help, help or hurt? Revised 8/23

Like many women in America, or let me be clear, white women in America, I devoured every word of The Help when I read it two years ago. The fact that an author had written in dialect for another race … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Is A Tricky Thing

My Uncle Billy Rankin was a prankster all of his life. In high school, he was the nemesis of the school librarian. At his 45th high school reunion, he walked up to the librarian with his hand outstretched and said … Continue reading

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