Month: June 2020

Jun

10

2020

Solstice Springboard

Ken W Stone

I grew up in Grinnell, Iowa (first through sixth grade). We moved there for my dad’s first teaching job after he received his PhD from the University of Michigan. In many ways it was an idyllic childhood in a small midwestern community. Long summer days were largely focused on the community pool. At the time […]

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Black Lives Matter

Jun

4

2020

Anguish, Privilege, and a Prayer

Ken W Stone

As a white cisgender man in America, I have been the beneficiary of the dynamic that is once again front and center because George Floyd was murdered by the police while handcuffed in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His death is not an isolated incident. Even in the most progressive enclaves of society, racism exists because it is […]

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