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The Snowy Day anniversary

“I have Snowy Day,” the two-year-old declared. She had overheard my wife ask me if I had saved the Washington Post article about the 50th anniversary of the book by author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats. http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/the-snowy-day-first-picture-book-with-black-child-as-hero-marks-50-years/2011/12/04/gIQA3a8yUP_story_1.html  Published in 1962, … Continue reading

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The n-word…and lesser offenses (part 1)

  Before the shootings in Arizona occurred and national attention and disagreements turned to whether or not incivility in our political climate contibutes to such tragedies, the national debate seemed to be revolving around the n-word and whether or not it was okay to take it … Continue reading

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