Driving While Black. Facing the Facts of Life Again

A killing. Again. Once more, another shooting of a Black man by the police. How many more times can I keep writing that. How many times can we keep saying that, reading that, living that? How many times can we

Driving While Black. Facing the Facts of Life Again

A killing. Again. Once more, another shooting of a Black man by the police. How many more times can I keep writing that. How many times can we keep saying that, reading that, living that? How many times can we

Asian American Hate- It’s Up to US to Stop it

We can’t keep turning away. We can’t keep shutting the door to what we know is going on. Literally and figuratively. On Monday a Manhattan luxury building security guard was caught on a security camera closing the door on a

Asian American Hate- It’s Up to US to Stop it

We can’t keep turning away. We can’t keep shutting the door to what we know is going on. Literally and figuratively. On Monday a Manhattan luxury building security guard was caught on a security camera closing the door on a

Beverly Cleary And Henry Huggins Book

Beverly Cleary, An Ageless Appeal  

  It was clear to anyone who knew me as a child that Beverly Cleary was my favorite author. Browsing the shelves of my local suburban library was an adored childhood activity in the 1960s. With my yellow paper library

Beverly Cleary And Henry Huggins Book

Beverly Cleary, An Ageless Appeal  

  It was clear to anyone who knew me as a child that Beverly Cleary was my favorite author. Browsing the shelves of my local suburban library was an adored childhood activity in the 1960s. With my yellow paper library

A Passover Tradition in an Nontraditional Time

Neither packing nor a pandemic can stop Pesach for me. The wine-stained,, dog-eared Maxwell House Haggadahs I have used for 60 years sit on my table like always, but things are not like always. Setting my Passover table for the

A Passover Tradition in an Nontraditional Time

Neither packing nor a pandemic can stop Pesach for me. The wine-stained,, dog-eared Maxwell House Haggadahs I have used for 60 years sit on my table like always, but things are not like always. Setting my Passover table for the

Active Shooter…Only in America

This is an illness in our country more virulent than the coronavirus which is killing our citizens. The unregulated, fetishized gun culture, the very symbol to many as the essence of freedom. Oh, how Americans cherish their freedoms. Under the

Active Shooter…Only in America

This is an illness in our country more virulent than the coronavirus which is killing our citizens. The unregulated, fetishized gun culture, the very symbol to many as the essence of freedom. Oh, how Americans cherish their freedoms. Under the

Artist’s Talk Deadlocked and Loaded:Disarming America

I am honored to be included in a really powerful show called “Deadlocked and Loaded: Disarming America.” It is a feminist POV on gun violence, curated by activist/curator Karen Gutfreund. Join me tonight March 10 from 7- 8:30pm EST on

Artist’s Talk Deadlocked and Loaded:Disarming America

I am honored to be included in a really powerful show called “Deadlocked and Loaded: Disarming America.” It is a feminist POV on gun violence, curated by activist/curator Karen Gutfreund. Join me tonight March 10 from 7- 8:30pm EST on

Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Prince harry Meghan Markle

Harry and Meghan the Split Heard Round The World

The divisiveness is palpable Families are feuding. Longtime Facebook friends are parting ways after bitter exchanges, angrily hitting the unfriend button in a self-satisfied rage. Tempers and moods are at a fever pitch here in America and it is not

Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Prince harry Meghan Markle

Harry and Meghan the Split Heard Round The World

The divisiveness is palpable Families are feuding. Longtime Facebook friends are parting ways after bitter exchanges, angrily hitting the unfriend button in a self-satisfied rage. Tempers and moods are at a fever pitch here in America and it is not

Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss and Asians – A Troubled Past Today

Care for a side of bigotry with that green eggs and ham? On Tuesday the beloved children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday, it was announced by the Dr. Seuss Enterprises that 6 of his classic children’s books will no

Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss and Asians – A Troubled Past Today

Care for a side of bigotry with that green eggs and ham? On Tuesday the beloved children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday, it was announced by the Dr. Seuss Enterprises that 6 of his classic children’s books will no

Touched By An Angel

  I never watched the popular television show Touched By an Angel. I never much believed in its premise of an angel passing along the messages from God to those needing help. Even if she did look like Roma Downey.

Touched By An Angel

  I never watched the popular television show Touched By an Angel. I never much believed in its premise of an angel passing along the messages from God to those needing help. Even if she did look like Roma Downey.

Democrats for Rockefeller

When the GOP Was Really Grand

  Once upon a time, and not that long ago, the Grand Old Party was actually pretty grand. And that kids, is not a fairy tale. Today when the Republican party is populated by turtles who morph into weasels, sly

Democrats for Rockefeller

When the GOP Was Really Grand

  Once upon a time, and not that long ago, the Grand Old Party was actually pretty grand. And that kids, is not a fairy tale. Today when the Republican party is populated by turtles who morph into weasels, sly