Category Archives: Politics

Lust Is an Emotion, not an Entitlement

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Dan shared this article on Facebook, which is probably one of many pointing out that women’s clothing choices are not responsible for men’s boorish behavior. These articles proliferate during the summer when women … Continue reading

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The Do Over 03: Class Matters

The Do Over 03: Class Matters Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying … Continue reading

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At The Root on What it Was Like to Work in the Obama White House

As cool to research and write as it sounds.  I could have interviewed these cats all day long. The cutting room floor is another article in itself. http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2016/09/i-wanted-to-be-a-part-of-history-what-it-means-to-work-for-the-first-black-president/

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09.11

After the attacks, residents of lower Manhattan (maybe everyone, but I live in the East Village) started taking inventory.  Not of our figurative stockrooms but of our friends and acquaintances.  How could you not?  It seemed like every business in … Continue reading

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The Wilbon Mess

                The only thing worse than getting piss in your face is getting piss in your face when you don’t expect it.  That happened to me last week when veteran ESPN and Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon wrote a column … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week at The Root

After a slow month, I got back into the groove at The Root with features on food, film and business. On Melba Wilson on Melba’s, her new cookbook, how soul food is the basis for American comfort food and how … Continue reading

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At The Root on Obama at SXSW

He said that coming to SXSW had been a goal of his since he started his campaign in 2007. “My slogan wasn’t Yet I Can, it was Yes We Can.”  http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/03/obama_at_sxsw_tech_isn_t_just_about_the_next_cool_thing_it_s_about_creating.html

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