Tag Archives: Role Models

Making History

FYI:  Talking with my son David this morning, who is in Florida with his family and leaving for Haiti tomorrow, about the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton last night, I asked what, if anything, he had said to Quinn and … Continue reading

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Today in my classes at Queens, I going to talk about Odetta, whose obituary I just read in the New York Times. Why? 1. She’s an inspiring role model; 2. I’m hoping to motivate teachers to add the indispensable music … Continue reading

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“You just can’t be afraid.”

What an intense time–I’m writing about the Civil War & I’m following the worldwide financial meltdown & I’m noting the ugly crowd reactions to inflammatory rhetoric by SP, J & CM.

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