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Revolution Books Under Siege 2

 I love bookstores. On more than one occasion I have said, by way of introduction, “My name is devorah and I am a bookaholic.”  I love independent bookstores that have core values and intriguing book offerings. Bookstores, independent bookstores are a bastion of free speech, free thinking.  That is why […]

Hurricane Fable 2

Of course, there were always hurricanes. Saharan winds astir with West Atlantic seas traveled west crossing the Atlantic. But there are those who say the character has changed since the days of American slavers.  African storms, born on African shores now  cross the Atlantic gaining strength and bearing down on […]

Statues, History and Change

My mouth is full of porcupine needles.  I pull them out one at a time.  There is so much to say and nothing more to say about the virulent public rise of Neo-Nazis, KKK and other White Supremacists Americans.  It is not just the horrors of Charlottesville or the impressive […]

Flag Waving

I trained with and then worked for California Lawyers for the Arts as a mediator.  When I began the training it was not so much an altruistic way to help the arts community, but a skill I needed to develop for myself- listening better, hearing more.  The idea of helping […]