On the presidential debate stage in September of 2020, Donald Trump was asked by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace to categorically denounce white supremacy. Trump at first deflected the question … Continue reading “Stand Back and Stand By” Redux?
As I write this post, Hurricane Ian is threatening Florida with 150 mph winds, torrential rains, and a devastating storm surge. While, of course, our thoughts and prayers are with … Continue reading Stormy Times
Yet again, here we are. Events in Buffalo over the weekend are all too familiar: a young white man spouting violence-strewn racial hatred—both in-person and on-line—buys a gun, travels to … Continue reading Reinforcing the Lone Wolves
On Sunday night, the annual Grammy awards aired on network television. The ceremony was punctured by real life, as a gritty videotaped message was broadcast to attendees at the glitzy … Continue reading A Study in Contrast
As the war in Ukraine grinds on and the horror increases, the world is inspired by Ukrainian resolve. As I watch endless media accounts of intentional (it can no longer … Continue reading The Power of Music