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On top of the book pile....


Hampton Sides was erudite, eloquent and passionate on the Diane Rehm Show last month. Can’t wait to crack open this one!

"Stopped While Walking Black"

So yesterday, I was listening to The Diane Rehm Show on NPR (many of you are familiar with this show – it’s nation wide and popular) and the subject was Ferguson, MO. 540 more words

The Tweetest Thing

Look, ya’ll, I know this Twitter thing ain’t new. Ever since Diane Rehm, the matriarch of public radio, starting croaking “or send us a tweet” at the tail end of her call for calls, snail mails, and e-mails, non-twitterers like me were officially behind the times. 372 more words

Mid-Week Miscellany

To be both Informative and Interesting

If you haven’t read David McCullough, you really should. He’s made history accessible to someone like me, who doesn’t have a naturally proclivity towards history. Where other historians use primarily a microscopic approach to research and writing, McCullough uses the oft-forgotten macro lens by constantly looking for the bigger picture. 1,111 more words


My Take on Palestine and Israel


I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while now, but I wasn’t sure how to begin. After many days of contemplation, insistent on the fact that I speak out and write about something that has so angered me, but still confused on how to go about it, I have decided to write with reckless abandon. 2,679 more words