Audris Rozelle’s blog

  1. Walking along Lake Shore Drive, I can't help but to gaze my eyes upon the teal waters that dance along the beach. These beautiful waters that once refreshed my mind have now become tampered as my tears, my tears, my tears just drip drop into the water because I have the Lake Michigan Blues. .. I pierce my eyes into the sky filled with variant shades of grey, imploring for the sun to...

  2. eginning: it was time to act. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King stated, “we felt that our direction-action program could be delayed no longer” (67). Dr. King repeatedly notes that Birmingham was “the most segregated city in America” (36). Under the advisement of Eugene “Bull” Connor, Birmingham had become the most racist, harshest living environment. Dr. King highlights how the...

  3. I have always been outspoken and for the most part, I seek to speak the truth in love. Carefully choosing my words means a lot to me, therefore, I do a lot of thinking. I think about the sincerity and weight of my words. I think about my method of delivery to make sure that it applicable to the circumstance and audience. I think about the feelings of the receiver and if words are even necessary...

  4. Time...Breathe...Love

    Posted December 29, 2012 1 Comments

    We have yet to say "Happy New Year!" and Valentine cards and paraphernalia are already stocked in the local pharmacies. What in the world? Maybe I am just an old sentiment at heart, but I feel that we have yet to really enjoy Christmas to be thinking about Valentine’s Day already. Does this mean that I have to hurry up and find a Valentine so he can hurry up to get a “good card” before...

  5. My Brother, My Sister

    Posted December 28, 2012 2 Comments

    One of my favorite moments about being Kwame and Terence's mom is witnessing the love they have for each other. I used to find joy while I sat in the living room with the TV. on mute as I eavesdropped into the "secret" conversations they held in their bedroom. They had this unique way of laughing and talking that was much different than when they were in my presence. A freedom to communicate...