I don’t know how many of you watched the recent 60 minutes episode Treating Childhood Trauma but, for me, Oprah’s words hooked me and drew me in. For a long time, I have known of Oprah’s past abuse, and the powerful example she has set for those of us that were sexually abused as children. What… Continue reading What happened, not what’s wrong.
On January 5, 2018, a Reply to State’s Response to the Motion for the Lonoke County Prosecutor’s Office to Recuse was filed with the Court. We are seeking an unbiased approach to justice and do not believe that to be possible as long as Larry Cook is part of the Lonoke political tapestry. COOK is… Continue reading Not again….
Even behind bars; three months into his three life-without sentences, Heath refused to reveal the sexual abuse he endured at the hands of Jack Walls. Unable to protect his family prior to prison, he could only imagine what would happen to his friends and remaining family if he did speak out. He also had to… Continue reading He knew just what to say.
Recently I heard a quote by an African American blues musician, Daryl Davis, who has befriended hundreds of KKK members over the past 30 years. Profoundly his words resonate and are applicable to all walks of life and all situations of discord; “It is when the conversation ceases, that there is fertile ground for violence and… Continue reading Standing on fertile ground.
In what calls to mind the events of 25 years ago, officials in Lonoke are once again defending the actions of former prosecuting attorney Larry Cook. Larry Cook, the current public defender in Lonoke County, who many forget was in office when the Hogan case was mishandled in such a way as to suggest a… Continue reading Is history doomed to repeat?