Elevator Pitch

How honest are we in our prayers and in our public and private lives I’ve been wondering.  I had a 30 second elevator ride with a woman the other day. It was the morning of the first day of the latest four week lockdown imposed by the heap of mashed potatoes posing as governor of […]

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Walking Back

Out of its stunted and squalid existence on the fringes black America gave America and the world Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jesse Owens, Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, Jim Brown, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Langston Hughes, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Ella Fitzgerald, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Satchel Paige, and many other luminous examples […]

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38th and Chicago

Do we, finally, now see how pernicious the false 1619 Project revision of history is? The shattered glass, the fires, the beatings and the mob rule should provide us with all the evidence needed to reject the case for eternally recasting America an an unredeemably racist nation. There are no appeals to justice in a […]

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