Monthly Archives: November 2016

An Anniversary I will not be celebrating, Nov. 27, 2015

One year ago, November 27, 2015, the now President-elect ridiculed a disabled reporter named Serge Kovaleski.  Kovaleski disputed Trump’s claims that hundreds, if not thousands of Muslims in New Jersey celebrated the 9-11 attacks.  While Kovaleski spoke, Trump waved his … Continue reading

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Gwen Ifill, superb journalist

    One of my heroes died today.  Gwen Ifill, an astute, funny news reporter, host of PBS’ “Washington Week in Review” and cohost of the PBS “News Hour” died at 61.  I’m just sooo sad about this.  Bob and … Continue reading

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Appropriation vs. Assimilation

Jodie Picoult just wrote a book that deals with racial issues.  She interviewed black women for over a  hundred hours, I understand, in order to write the book.  The book hit number one on the fiction best seller list. In … Continue reading

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