I am a fifth-generation Texan who is the descendant of slave holders. When the slaves my family held became free, they took the Tomlinson name. Since I was a child, I have tried to understand what this legacy means for me and for the African American Tomlinsons. Tomlinson Hill tells the story of these two families: one African-American, one Anglo, with the same name and heritage.

I am a fifth-generation Texan who is the descendant of slave holders. When the slaves my family held became free, they took the Tomlinson name. Since I was a child, I have tried to understand what this legacy means for me and for the African American Tomlinsons. Tomlinson Hill tells the story of these two families: one African-American, one Anglo, with the same name and heritage.

Tundra Tails: A Riveting Story About A Woman with Courage And A Spirit of Adventure Living in Alaska by Penny Nickle. $16.95. Publisher: Wasteland Press (November 7, 2012)

Tundra Tails: A Riveting Story About A Woman with Courage And A Spirit of Adventure Living in Alaska by Penny Nickle. $16.95. Publisher: Wasteland Press (November 7, 2012)

We've got the new books out June 2014 you'll be dying to read this Summer!

June's Hot New Books Make Perfect Beach Reads

We've got the new books out June 2014 you'll be dying to read this Summer!

NonFiction:  I read Devil in the White City years ago and remembered it reading more like fiction than non fiction.  This was not this case for this book.  But, since the content is fascinating, I soldiered on, reading in short bits.  Recognizing that we now have the benefit of hindsight, I still find it so hard to believe that people in the position to actually have made decisions that could have potentially altered history, didn't.

NonFiction: I read Devil in the White City years ago and remembered it reading more like fiction than non fiction. This was not this case for this book. But, since the content is fascinating, I soldiered on, reading in short bits. Recognizing that we now have the benefit of hindsight, I still find it so hard to believe that people in the position to actually have made decisions that could have potentially altered history, didn't.

Obtain the best and effective silicone nonstick baking mat reviews for making your shopping more easy.

Obtain the best and effective silicone nonstick baking mat reviews for making your shopping more easy.

Stringer by Anjan Sundaram … one man's journey in the Congo as a freelance journalist ...

'Stringer': Finding Your Feet In The Chaos Of Congo

Stringer by Anjan Sundaram … one man's journey in the Congo as a freelance journalist ...

This was such a good book years ago when I read it. I loved this book so much. The movie is good too but no where near as good as the book.

This was such a good book years ago when I read it. I loved this book so much. The movie is good too but no where near as good as the book.

WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up t...

Bring Up the Bodies (Wolf Hall, Book 2) - Hilary Mantel

WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up t...

This articles focus on the intense work of a daughter of slavery and a son of the slave trade.    For those who do not realize the drivers to the past behavior that brought about slavery, they are most likely to repeat the pattern that creates it.  Is slavery truly gone in our day and age?  Is it still a threat lurking in the back rooms of the human mind?  Is it happening under the name of migrant work, outsourcing, etc?

This articles focus on the intense work of a daughter of slavery and a son of the slave trade. For those who do not realize the drivers to the past behavior that brought about slavery, they are most likely to repeat the pattern that creates it. Is slavery truly gone in our day and age? Is it still a threat lurking in the back rooms of the human mind? Is it happening under the name of migrant work, outsourcing, etc?

His most well-known cartoon shows an executive looking at his desk calendar, saying to someone on the phone: "No, Thursday's out. How about never? Is never good for you?"

'New Yorker' Cartoon Editor Explores What Makes Us Get It

His most well-known cartoon shows an executive looking at his desk calendar, saying to someone on the phone: "No, Thursday's out. How about never? Is never good for you?"

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