MLK Day 2020

Remembering Dr. King – I can’t help but think how different our world would be if Dr. King had not been assassinated . This video explains how Dr. King went off script and began what became one of his most iconic speeches. Mahalia Jackson singing at Dr. King’s funeral:

Fall 2019

What books do you think are important for Common Reads for incoming college freshmen? Leave you reply or send me an inbox with your ideas!

Armenian Genocide

Yesterday the world marked another year in which the genocide in Armenia is called a civil war. Not all countries are taking this view though.

Dance Worlds Collide This Month

This month the celebration of two of the dance world’s greats will collide in an explosion of celebration and drama. Bob Fosse and Merce Cunningham will once again take our breath away as their choreography is displayed in recreations meant to inform and honor their talent and lives. Fosse/Verdon FX will release drama Fosse/Verdon is…

Hanukkah 2018

At sundown today Hanukkah begins. It is usually celebrated as the time of miracles, remembering events that seemed impossible. This year we are remembering events that seemed unlikely just a few years ago. Acts of antisemitism are now daily occurrences.  Faithful murdered in houses of worship while celebrating the miracle of life.  Swatiskas spray painted…

Syria Has Been Forgotten

Syria is once again in the news for horrific casualties but many in the West seem to have not notice.  Is it because the news cycles seem to be on repeat?  Girls have once again been kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria. Gun rights and violence are the top talking points on every news media…