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'Meet a black person' event draws attention, criticism

An Atlanta area group organized a meeting to help white people network with others of a different race. The idea came from a study that found out 75% of white people in the United States do not have minority friends. 12 more words

'Meet a black person' event draws attention, criticism

An Atlanta area group organized a meeting to help white people network with others of a different race. The idea came from a study that found out 75% of white people in the United States do not have minority friends. 12 more words

'Meet A Black Person' Event Draws Attention

FLIX PIX (321): "DOPE is Dope!"

DOPE

(directed by Rick Famuyiwa, 2014)

***+ (out of 5)

*

> DOPE is dope!

. As an old, hopelessly white fart, it took me a while to get comfortable with the harsh reality this wonderfully comic drama presents, of a trio of young black nerds trying to stay out of the deadly gang drama surrounding them in their Inglewood ‘hood.   234 more words

Kevin Keelan

Christianity Today editor mocks VP Pence's respect for his wife and women, gets schooled

(National SentinelUn-Christian: The editor of a faith-based website lobbed a criticism at Vice President Mike Pence’s stated rule that he never dines alone with women who are not his wife, launching a cascade of anger and outrage from the Veep’s supporters. 501 more words

Executive Branch

The Courtier In The Federalist: How To Enjoy Art In An Age Of Selfies

Since I’m now *officially* The Federalist’s art critic – or that’s what my byline over there says, anyway – here’s a link to my latest for said publication… 68 more words

Culture

REVIEW: Eugene Onegin, Seen Through a Snowglobe

It’s always a treat to see Tchaikovsky’s magnificent opera setting of Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, and here we have the additional plus of an intimate venue. 467 more words

Theater

First Principles: It Is Not An Easy Task To Be President

“The second office of this government is honorable and easy, the first is but a splendid misery.” —Thomas Jefferson (1797)

It is easier to be a critic and a naysayer than it is to govern.  257 more words

First Principles