Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Category: Those Great and Gifted Women

  • Long Live Her Majesty Queen of Soul!

    Long Live Her Majesty Queen of Soul!

    As a proud native Detroiter, I have always been exceptionally fond of the Motor City and the extraordinary talent it has produced. Detroit has always been a cultural mecca for food ways and folkways, for music particularly Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Rock and Roll, Classical and other forms of music. It has also been…

  • “Maya Has Left Us But Her Words Still Lift Us”

    “Maya Has Left Us But Her Words Still Lift Us”

    The death of the great poet and writer Maya Angelou speaks to the power of the human spirit to transcend the travesties and indignities of human suffering and oppression. Her life is a testament, a metaphor, a window into the meaning of hope, the triumph of redemption and the genius of reinvention. She lived her…