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Laverne Gaskins

Laverne Gaskins

Prolific writer and attorney, Laverne enjoys seeking new challenges, critiquing experiences, and exploring the world through words. You may sign up to follow Laverne on Twitter @GaRuleoflaw.




  • Selma Dreams: Past, Present and Future

    Selma Dreams: Past, Present and Future

    Last week, I was invited to serve as keynote speaker for a Black history program for secondary school students, under the theme of Dreams: Past,... Read more

  • Sapelo Island: Georgia’s Historic Treasure

    Sapelo Island: Georgia’s Historic Treasure

    For years I’d heard about an island near Savannah that is inaccessible by road, and whose natural habitat was largely undisturbed by modern encouragements. One... Read more

  • The NAACP and The 21st Century

    The NAACP and The 21st Century

    It’s July. I’m in Las Vegas. The temperature is beyond hot, and the wind feels like the air from a blow dryer. The local forecast... Read more

  • Selma: The Future Journey of Footsteps Past

    Selma: The Future Journey of Footsteps Past

    When my husband and I were close to our destination in Alabama, we decided to stop for gas and stretch for a few minutes. I... Read more

  • Train Travel and Discovering ‘A Voice of the South’

    Train Travel and Discovering ‘A Voice of the South’

     “I remember it cost either five or ten cents to ride the train. It was not too long a ride. It was fun, and a... Read more


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