Monthly Archives: September 2018

Lincoln (1984)

Lincoln (who could probably dunk a basketball) and his generals after the Battle of Antietam. If you’ve spent much time talking about the United States Civil War with the far-right or the far-left, neither of whom have much use for Abraham Lincoln, you’ve undoubtedly read the famous passage from his August 22, 1862 open letter […]

Talking to the Homeless about White Privilege (A True Story)

It was just after sunrise when I got off the 2 train at 72nd Street and Broadway. Since I had not spent much time in the city for almost a decade, I bought a cup of coffee and sat down in the little park across the street from the old Central Savings Bank Building to […]