Mar 05

The Power of the Personal Memoir

By Mary Sue Rabe | Race Relations

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I sat down a few days ago with Carla Rieger to be interviewed on her podcast MindStory Speaker. We talked about my new book, “Stand There and Look Pretty Darlin’: Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head About Nothin’” a personal memoir and series of stories on race relations, gender relations and a philosophical exploration of humanity.

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Feb 24

February 2019 Meetup

By Debbie Fry | Meetup

At the February Meetup…Brazos Valley women heard Kate Masón, Director of Advocate Operations at Voices for Children Brazos Valley, share her story of 18 years experience of helping to start three 501-3C non-profit organizations in Bryan/College Station. She was a founding Board member in 2000 of Voices for Children, an advocacy organization of trained volunteers […]

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Oct 27

Resume Meetups in January

By Mary Sue Rabe | Meetup

We’re taking a break for a little while and will resume our meetings in January 2019. In the meantime, please share ideas on new programs of interest to our group, whether it’s a movie or special speaker or whatever will inspire us to go forward with plans to help those in need now. You can […]

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Apr 22

Johnny’s Story

By Mary Sue Rabe | Race Relations , Stories

Forgiveness Freed Me from Decades of Burden Did you ever make an innocent mistake as a child that grew to haunt you as an adult? That’s what happened to me. I grew up in a plantation-like environment. There were many African American people who worked for my family, and they were not treated equally in […]

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Dec 12

Rodee

By Mary Sue Rabe | Race Relations , Stories

Rodee

Rodee was like a second mother to me as she was our housekeeper and my closest companion for the first nine years of my life. She was my best friend and I think that I was closer to her than to my own mother when I was little.  She started working for my family shortly before I was born.

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