But Aretha stood as a corrective to both, and tied them together. Her activist drive proved effective when the money ran dry. Her canon of anthems encompassed racial, gender, and sexual freedom, and properly located the hard knot of women at the center of the movement.
I, like many – including President Obama – wondered why he received the Nobel Peace Prize? He says he was not a worthy recipient. His opening statement in his acceptance […]
Any increase, by any group, is important. This is especially so: Enrollment by Hispanics in U.S. colleges rose 15 percent from 2011 to 2012 even as the overall college population […]