I first met Langston Hughes in 1990. He’d been dead some twenty-three years by then, and I was a few months shy of my twenty-first birthday. We met almost by accident. It […]
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
UPDATE: We’ve revised this post to replace disputed Rush comments with confirmed-by-video ones. After all, we want to be fair. And balanced. ________________ Rush Limbaugh wants to be an NFL owner. Or […]
Part three of a series. In the days following the murders at Columbine High School I visited the school and the grounds of Clement Park. Those walks produced this piece, which was […]
Early morning, April 4 Shot rings out in the Memphis sky 40 years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Today a black man who doesn’t want […]