Thankful Thursdays: Are you happy?

Originally appeared on February 20, 2013 Monday I had a rotten day. I was sick with a head cold, sorting through personal finances, everything I scheduled for the day turned out differently than planned, I worked really hard and felt like I got nothing accomplished. We all have days like that – where nothing seems… Read More

Why We Need Diverse Books

Last night I showed @oaklibrary‘s pic to my wife & she immediately started crying, just like I did when I saw it, pic.twitter.com/ra6OjF72tv — Mike Jung (@Mike_Jung) May 2, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The lack of diversity in books is not a new topic; the scarcity of diverse protagonists and themes is an ongoing source of contention… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: If Flags Could Talk

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams   If Flags Could Talk: Written and Curated by Leslie McGraw     Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Beginning in June, I began to address circumstances surrounding related to one of the nation’s forgotten heroes, Elbert Williams. June 20 marked the 75th anniversary of… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: A Seventy Five Year Old Lie pt 2

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams   A Seventy Five Year Old Lie: Part II by Leslie McGraw Elbert Williams Historical Marker Unveiling on June 20 Photo courtesy of Sharon Hayes. Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Beginning in June, I began to address circumstances surrounding related to one of… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: A Seventy Five Year Old Lie pt I

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams Elbert Williams is shown on the top row. On the bottom  (l to r) are Medgar Evers, James Chaney, and Emmet Till.   A Seventy Five Year Old Lie: Part I by Leslie McGraw Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Leading up to Independence… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: THE STOLEN LEGACY OF ELBERT WILLIAMS

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams The Stolen Legacy of Elbert Williams by Leslie McGraw Elbert Williams is shown on the top row. On the bottom  (l to r) are Medgar Evers, James Chaney, and Emmet Till. Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. For the next few weeks leading… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: Let Us All Seek Justice for Elbert

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams Let us All Seek Justice for Elbert by Guest Blogger, Jim Emison   Attorney Jim Emison, TN Cold Case Investigative Lawyer Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. For the next few weeks leading up to Independence Day I, along with guest bloggers and/or news… Read More