Category Archives: Race

Book Review: John Grisham’s “The Reckoning”

  This is typical Grisham: a well-thought-out story with interesting legal ramifications. His plots are always nicely complicated, and in this case the reader can know all the way through that a plot twist will pop loose right at the … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: “The Green Book”

  Okay, no kidding, “The Green Book” is easily the finest film I have seen in YEARS. Scanning back through my personal favorites, nothing even close comes to mind except “The Green MILE” – so that’s a bit weird. And … Continue reading

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It may not be playing in theaters much longer, but the new film “LBJ” is definitely worth seeing. The story is profane in spots, and actor Jeffrey Donovan doesn’t look anything like John F. Kennedy, but Woody Harrelson (“Cheers” and … Continue reading

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  Hidden Figures is satisfying as a film, but provides even greater depth and reward as a reading experience. The hard-core math in the story is minimal but intriguing as these brilliant ladies literally spent weeks and reams of paper … Continue reading

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The Unbeatable Strength of Christ’s Body

Seldom do we witness the kind of raw, unassailable courage we saw Friday as family members of victims faced the racist shooter, Dylann Roof. Over and over, these grieving Christians said to their enemy, “I forgive you. Through the power … Continue reading

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It’s DRAMA Obama

“The Center Holds” packs a lot of insight into one volume. Alter is a seasoned journalist who admits his own passions and biases. This election account is essentially told from the Democratic perspective, but he diligently chides Obama for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock”

  Wonderful and Wrenching   This is a gripping tale born out of an Everest of research. David Margolick chronicles the brutal, crass attack heaped upon Elizabeth, a black high school student who volunteered to help integrate Central High School … Continue reading

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