Posts Dated Archive: January 2015

Diversity doesn’t mean we’re all the same

Our differences make us stronger Last weekend, my husband, Bernard, and I heard Rev. Thom Belote, of the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist, talk about the spiritual and practical significance of a passage from the New Testament, Galatians 3:28. The gist is this: There is neither Jew nor… Read More

Stuart Scott Dies

Stuart Scott died yesterday from cancer at age 49. He was a UNC alumnus and an ESPN reporter who is said to have changed the way people reported about sports. He injected hip-hop and memorable phrases, like ‘boo-yah!’, into his reports. If ever someone embodied Hemingway’s notion of grace under pressure, it was Scott. Joe Giglio, News & Observer writer, wrote that Scott won the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs this past July and made an impassioned speech about his fight with cancer… Read More