Speaking of race – is a form of social suicide. Yet it must be addressed. But before you open your mouth, open your mind with these books.
On this date in 1875, a band of Apache Indians battled a unit of Texas Rangers near the Concho River. The indecisive skirmish was one of hundreds of lethal 19th century encounters between Plains Indians and white soldiers, civilians, or paramilitaries.
Christopher Hitchens was a wonderful polemicist—first rate—and as good as Nietzsche but without the madness born of syphilis.
This morning, as Americans absorb news reports that star U.S. gymnast Simone Biles has withdrawn from the team competition in Tokyo, I'm thinking back to another hot July 27 morning -- this one in Atlanta -- when much more shocking news rocked the Olympic Games.