With the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela last week, it got me to think about the mixed legacies leaders often are saddled with. Read my reflections on how we might consider individuals who are viewed as iconic leaders but have their failings. Click here or below.
Today I published an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun about my recent trip to southern Africa including Zambia, Namibia, and South Africa. We spent much of our time with our son who is serving in the Peace Corps in Namibia. We also visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years. The piece is aContinue reading “My Op-Ed: Building a Better World Through Travel Abroad, Baltimore Sun, 1/23/18”
For the past several weeks, my family and I have been traveling in southern Africa. We went there to visit our son who is serving in the Peace Corps in Namibia. During our time we visited not only Namibia, but Zambia (going to Victoria Falls), and South Africa. Most of our South Africa travels wereContinue reading “Visiting Robben Island and Meeting Itumeleng Makwela”