There is something depressing to the spirits about a birthday. Do you agree? It may not be the overwhelming emotion of the day, but somewhere underneath the surface is a small current of self-reflection that can often turn a little somber.
Over the weeklong celebration of Independence Day, I finished a nonfiction book that I’d been chipping away at for a few weeks: “The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas” by Anand Giridharadas. It has a true-crime flair, which is up my alley, but at its core is an incredible, real-life demonstration of human compassion and forgiveness.
Georgia Senator Nikema Williams was among those arrested at the Capitol building in Atlanta on November 13 during a protest calling for every vote to be counted in the gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.