Some of you know that I come from a military family. We lived outside of the U.S. during most of the 1950s. I was born in San Antonio, Texas, when Plessy v Ferguson was still good law. Before my family returned to the States in 1960, we toured France where we had been living. My Dad was … Continue reading Antisemitism on the Rise
We owe it to George Floyd and the countless others we've lost to press on in the fight for a system and future that will bring honor to their memory.
Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest singers and songwriters our nation has ever known. Fifty years ago, he wrote and performed his masterpiece when he released his album (ask you parents) What's Going On. On Sunday, Don Lemon of CNN hosted a retrospective with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Sheila E., Maxwell, and Smokey Robinson. I cried … Continue reading What’s Going On: Black Grief