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Krup You! A Review of 2021’s West Side Story

Birth to Earth. Womb to Tomb.  That’s how I feel in my loyalty to the musical genre in general, and my love for West Side Story in particular.  And although I can’t count how many times I have seen the 1961 film version (for reference one of DOZENS of films I lost count of after 25+ viewings),…

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Is there such a thing as a typical child? 

Sharing a link to my article on words and ableism “Is there such a thing as a typical child”. URevolution is a fabulous black-owned online diversity and inclusion magazine (and more) with one of my favorite logos ever! Please subscribe to it and shop its merchandise!

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The Real Danger to Freedom

This piece was written two weeks ago but did not get published in certain national media. Since then, my county school system has shown more blunders worthy of other commentary in our local paper, therefore I am posting this opinion piece here as we move forward in battling a myriad of inequities in our schools.…

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The Hat

It has been over a decade since I did any kind of personal blog, but this particular topic has been pressing on my mind for so long (over three years!) that it warranted creating a whole new website to share.   Social justice?  Racial equity? Educational reform? Police-free schools? Human trafficking? Disability rights?  Bragging about my son?  Nope.  Those likely will come in the future…but today it’s all about the most underrated character in The Greatest Showman…the hat!

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