Going the distance of 26.2 miles

The DONNA 26.2 Marathon is the only marathon in the nation to support breast cancer. It’s been a journey for the founder of the race, Donna Deegan, as she is a three-time breast cancer survivor. This year, the DONNA broke additional new ground by allowing cyclists to take part in the Read more…

Illness of inequity

Illness of inequity

I’m not sure which TV channel I was watching when I heard the words illness of inequity. As I observe our nation conversing about race relations in new ways, I hear commentary forging new perspectives. And it’s resonating with me… “We’ve got to stop with the speech blocks. Let’s discuss this. Read more…

The Lost Boys and CoolDeb

Finding my way with The Lost Boys

My brothers: From left, Santino, Malou and Yai   For thirteen years, I’ve been blessed to be on a journey of sisterhood with my Sudanese brothers. With these men, often referred to as The Lost Boys, I’ve redefined family and expanded my soul.  I’ve been moved, elevated – heck, shoved all Read more…