Is It Naïve to Believe Racial Justice in US is Improving?

Is It Naïve to Believe Racial Justice in US is Improving?

I owe a student an apology. I teach English at a public high school, and I was visiting in Ms. Morgan’s class as they engaged in a Socratic seminar and discussed justice. More specifically, they were talking about John Steinbeck’s book, “Of Mice and Men.” Here is a...
Maybe Military Should Organize Bake Sales, Not Schools

Maybe Military Should Organize Bake Sales, Not Schools

The grocery stores’ circulars in the newspaper caught my attention one recent slow morning in mid-August. I began to wonder how things might be different if certain fortunes were reversed. Instead of “back-to-school,” it’s “back-to-basic-training” discount offers....