Seeking Our Better Angels

Seeking Our Better Angels

Seeking Our Better Angels I think all decent people are heartbroken about the senseless murders of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiassen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters. As someone who served on the Community Editorial Board for six months in 2014, I have a...
About Philando…

About Philando…

The not guilty verdict in the case involving the murder of Minnesota motorist Philando Castile, in front of his family, is an outrage on several different levels. First, Castile’s personal history reveals that he had been stopped 49 times by the police over the...
The Church Is Not Immune

The Church Is Not Immune

In the matter of the cognitive dissonance that infects our society, the church is not immune to this phenomenon. The Bible tells us one thing, but our personal and family history and culture sometimes lead us in a contrary direction. The recent uproar at the Southern...
Father’s Day Tribute

Father’s Day Tribute

As I reflect on the continuing influence of my father in my life on this 18th Father’s Day without him, a few thoughts come to mind. First, Malcolm Tillett was an educator. He taught history, government and other similar courses in high schools in the District...
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