The World According to Dominic

Many years ago, when I was a first-year student studying ethics, religion and philosophy at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, one of my professors shared a famous statement and poem, written by a German minister, Martin Niemoller. We were instructed to consider its meaning and to see how it might relate to our world and to our own lives. […]

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Dorothy Was Right — There’s No Place Like Home

Last weekend I traveled back to the city where I was born and raised – Detroit – often referred to as “Motown.” I, along with my two children, now both adults and successfully making their way in this challenging world, along with their mother, my former wife with whom I am still the best of friends despite our being divorced for many years, returned to our alma mater, the University of Michigan. Early Saturday morning, we all headed up to Ann Arbor, Michigan for a gridiron showdown against one of our Big Ten foes, the University of Wisconsin. My daughter’s husband, while a graduate of Tennessee State, joined us and clearly had as much fun as everyone else. […]