BECOMING By Michelle Obama Illustrated. 426 pp. Crown. $32.50. Back in the ancestral homeland of Michelle Obama, the architects of Jim Crow took great pains to set down the boundaries and define the roles of anyone living in the pre-modern South.
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The intolerance of white liberals and the tokens who follow them has gotten to be more than annoying when it comes to their identity politics and bullying. The hypocrisy and axe they wield at anyone who does not bow or bend to their views is damaging.
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A high-ranking FBI agent told reporters that the male-chauvinist group Proud Boys, who have made headlines for their part in violent clashes in Portland and New York, is not considered an extremist group, contradicting a report from a Washington state sheriff’s office that circulated in November.
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If you go on social media, it’s unavoidable. Artists posting their yearly streams/fans/hours graphic generated by Spotify and equally, the writers objecting to it.
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Recognizing the suffering of the Palestinian people is not an act of bigotry. Neither is calling on Israelis and Palestinians to co-exist in a democratic state with equal rights.
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Last week, the Miami Herald published a massive investigation suggesting financier and friend-to-the-stars Jeffrey Epstein may have gotten away with sexually abusing dozens of teenage girls.
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Julia Baritz is having quite a week. The Austin, Texas based developer is the founder and lead architect of Pillowfort.io, a community-oriented social media blogging platform that’s quietly amassed around 20,000 users in its first two and a half years.
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