I’ve just read a very sad story from a funeral director in Chicago who said that white families are being given two weeks to contract with a funeral home to care for their loved one, whereas black families are being given a matter of hours.
If you find yourself in a funeral home again- which you probably won’t because we’re in the middle of a pandemic and we’re all trapped at home- but if you do, and you look around the casket you’ll notice that a lot of them tend to employ these things we call flower stands. They are …
At this one particular funeral home, one of the directors decided that he would try to eliminate a step in the process so that he could go home a little bit earlier and you know maybe get an extra 20 minutes of sleep.
I have a question for everybody who grew up in a funeral home like I did.