Monthly Archives: July 2010

Thinking about racism

For my entire lifetime, I have been hearing the word “racism.” For 25 years, phrases like “Dr. King’s dream” have been cues to either change the channel or prepare for a tiresome torrent of cliches. There has always been something … Continue reading

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Earning your way

The economy hasn’t recovered, but there is currently no 2008 feeling about it right now, that feeling of imminent doom. I think it’s a mistake to see “this is the worst it will get” in this lull, though. Now is … Continue reading

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