What are civil rights?
I struggled with what my first blog piece would be. There are so many topics to be discussed. But I thought it best to start with this question. Many groups yell about civil rights: about them being violated, or upheld, or non-existent. But do we really know what they are? Civil rights are defined as the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. I am of the belief that many of the world’s problems could be solved by applying a childhood lesson that we o
The New Echoes Blog
Hi! Welcome to the Echoes Blog. Before I get started, let me tell you a little bit about where this comes from. When I wrote Echoes of the Struggle, I wrote it with the intention of starting a conversation. Much like the main character, Dani, I was raised by very accepting and loving people. They were open to all races, religions, genders, and sexual orientation. Today, our country, actually the world, is divided. It’s not divided between races. It’s divided between people wh