When I first developed the story line of Silent Ties, I imagined a utopia where there was no black or white, just people. But I was only able to see that place through … [Read more...] about Blog 4 | Why do we need to be segregated?
One of the many books I found years ago in my thirst to know more about the Jim Crow South was the autobiography of Anne Moody. Her story of courage was at times as good … [Read more...] about Blog 3 | A Woman of Courage
Required reading in high schools and colleges throughout America in the 1970s and 80s often included a book titled Black Like Me. However, before John Howard Griffin’s … [Read more...] about Blog 2 | Before Black Like Me there was Ray Sprigle
I love to read, take notes, and research. That’s how Silent Ties began. It wasn’t a story and was never intended to be a novel. It began as a quest to learn more about a … [Read more...] about A sneak preview . . .