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
Earlier this week I was watching one of my favorite police procedural shows. I like them less now that we as a society have done a deep dive into the need to fundamentally change the way policing is done in America. During a commercial, one of the local newscasters reported on attacks on two Asian … Continue reading Attacks on Asian Americans
Our country is sliding into fascism. I feel like the proverbial frog who is put in a pot of water that is gradually heated. The water is boiling. We need to invoke the Spirit of our newly departed ancestor, Congressman John Lewis.