Rockwall County Dem Executive Committee Zoom Meeting Announcement

The Rockwall Democratic County Executive Committee members and guests attended a Zoom meeting on June 24, 2020. The meeting was called to elect new precinct chair John Besadesky and County Chair Judith Matherne’s announcement of her resignation as Democratic County Chair of Rockwall. Secretary Heidi Welch went forward with her duties as Party Secretary and asked for nominations and any self nominations for the replacement of the county chair. We had two nominations for replacement, Ericka Ledferd and Lisa Backs. Anyone who wishes …

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Black Lives Matter.

I was born in Belgium. As a schoolgirl in the sixties I read in my history book that Belgium brought civilization to the Congo, and the Congolese loved us. My Church collected money for African children, and I always put a few francs in the box. It felt good.

In the late seventies I was a college student, talking with friends near a movie theater. The door opened and two black kids were thrown out. The younger, maybe 5 years old, was crying and holding on …

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