If you have any fresh seasonal produce or non-pershiable goods that you can donate, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org so arrangements can be made on where to drop it off. The following items are needed by local food pantries: Fresh seasonal produce Non-perishables goods 1. canned beans 2. dry beans 3. peanut butter, or otherContinue Reading Food Wanted –
Beginning Wednesday June 20, I will be leading a 3-day, 45-mile walk for food to benefit local area food pantries and the Food Bank of Western Mass. The walk coincides with the start of the Unifier Festival on Friday June 22. To make a one time donation to the Food Bank of Western Mass, goContinue Reading Healing Arts Walk & Food Drive
Ida B. Wells-Barnett is an unsung heroine of the early 20th Century. She was a Civil Rights advocate, journalist and suffragist who dedicated her life to documenting and crusading against lynchings across the United States. During my recent walk across Northern Mississippi I passed through Holly Springs, Mississippi, the town in which she was bornContinue Reading Remembering Ida B. Wells
Check out the winning short film entry for I Am 2018 by Bryant Hyun.
My excitement was bubbling over this afternoon about entering Tupelo. Entering Tupelo
I reached the 200th mile mark of my Walk to Freedom journey this morning. Here’s a brief video fragment describing this moment.
With rainstorms in Birmingham threatening to become the next Nor’easter to hit New England, I’ve decided to rest up another day here before departing tomorrow morning. I’m discovering the spring rainstorms here in Alabama are very intense and are accompanied by thunderstorms and lots of flooding. While resting I visited Eddie Kendrick’s memorial park.
Johnston spreads awareness for civil rights a step at a time | The Selma Times‑Journal Selma Times follow up news story on the progress of my walk to Montgomery. https://m.selmatimesjournal.com/2018/02/28/johnston-spreads-awareness-for-civil-rights-a-step-at-a-time/