Mulling It Over with Bob Houghtaling
Each week Bob interviews guests who delve into a myriad of substance abuse, mental health and social justice concerns. Visit Mulling It Over to hear some provocative discussions that will hopefully provide an impetus for change and better understanding.
The Race Continues by Bob Houghtaling
Race has been a major issue for America. The recent turmoil in Charlottesville, Virginia, brings this to our attention in a resounding fashion.
While paying a quick visit to my daughter, grandchildren and son-in-law, who reside in Durham, NC, I decided to take a few moments to reflect upon the incredible sorrow caused by racial intolerance.
These photos, in many ways, point to the pain inflicted by racism for hundreds of years. Stagville was a plantation where more than 900 slaves toiled beneath the North Carolina sun. I photographed the homestead and beautiful drive onto the grounds offering contrast to the stark conditions slaves endured. The picture of rocks (the last remnants of slave quarters) is a brutal reminder that human beings were enslaved at this place without a sense of hope. READ MORE
A Message from Bob Houghtaling