Let America be America

Let America be America We live in two Americas. White and non-white. Republican and Democrat. Liberal and Conservative. Christian and non-Christian. Blue-collar and white-collar. Rich and poor. North and South. East and West. Pro-choice and pro-life. Gun rights and...

How to be angry the right way

How to be angry the right way Are you angry about what’s happening in our country? How can you be angry in the right way? No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger than its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be...

Why the statues matter so much

Why the statues matter so much I’m sorry I haven’t blogged for a while. I’m all torn up. Maybe you are, too. I live in Richmond, Virginia. My quiet city is now completely upside-down. The issues here are quite complicated. We aren’t just a charming old city in...

3 reasons movies are critical to culture

3 reasons movies are critical to culture I’m not a movie buff per se. But I like recommending books, movies, and TV/Netflix series. Because I’m a know-it-all? Well, there’s that distinct possibility. I’m chalking up my need to recommend things to being an...

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