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with love and honor can be seen in a a piece in today's Washington Post titled Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten. It is about an American cemetery in ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 04:31 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
is the title of this powerful New York Times column by Charles M. Blow . He is reacting in particular to the inflammatory statement by the head of the Baltimore Police Union to the demonstrations ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 03:05 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Hate Takes the Bus is the columnist's response to the release over the weekend of the now infamous video of SAE members at Oklahoma singing a vile song. Blow offers a column that I think is a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Tonight's guest on The Daily Show is Wes Moore , and the panelists Common , Charles M. Blow , Joe Jones, and Mike Yard will be discussing black ...
by pgm 01
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 07:50 PM PST with 0 Recommends
as you can tell by the opening paragraph of his column in today's New York Times : Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-...
by teacherken
Comment Count 80 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 02:51 AM PST with 292 Recommends
That it is the repetitive refrain from a powerful column by Charles M. Blow in today's New York Times titled Inequality in the Air We Breathe? . The occasion of the column the was plan to do use "...
by teacherken
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 01:20 AM PST with 207 Recommends
Pursuing Justice For All continues a string of Pulitzer worthy columns by the New York Times columnist. Let me give you a taste of this column. After writing about Stinney's having to sit on a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 07:04 PM PST with 27 Recommends
COLUMBIA, S.C. — More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 06:19 PM PST with 126 Recommends
in this column for Monday's New York Times It is written as a response to those young people - and not so young people - who want to argue that voting does not matter, because our politics and our ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 07:54 PM PST with 22 Recommends
in his Thursday New York Times column, titled This Is Your Moment It a column about generational differences, starting with the distance between the experience of his parents and his own: I was ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 06:40 PM PST with 54 Recommends
is the subtitle of A New Age of Activism , today's New York Times column by the superb Charles M. Blow. I want tom examine his argument before offering some thoughts and observations of my own. He ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 01:46 AM PST with 12 Recommends
His Tuesday New York Times column is titled The Perfect-Victim Pitfall with a subtitled of "Michael Brown, and Now Eric Garner" He talks about the pushback against the protests in the aftermath of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 05:25 PM PST with 92 Recommends
is another column in the aftermath of the non-indictment by the St. Louis County Grand Jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown. He begins One thing the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., has ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 08:36 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Let me begin by noting that as a white of upper middle class background, no matter how much I empathize, I still cannot directly experience the pain of many in the black community. Thus I look to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2014 at 04:36 PM PST with 75 Recommends
in his column for Monday's New York Times , titled Bigger than Immigration . After beginning by telling us this is not just about immigration, or tactics, or the President's "lack of obsequiousness ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 07:41 PM PST with 515 Recommends
and the Congressional opposition to him. It is titled The Obama Opposition . It begins The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation.
by teacherken
Comment Count 366 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 06:05 PM PST with 279 Recommends
is the title of this New York Times column in which he opines on the possible impact of Tuesday's electoral results. It is, as is often the case with Blow, well worth reading. He talks about how ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 03:32 AM PST with 20 Recommends
I admit to being surprised that this column in today's New York Times was not featured in the pundit roundup, nor have I seen anything else written about it. I think people should read it. As is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 07:27 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
is a memoir of the author's younger days, until in his 20's he was hired by The New York Times as an intern. Except it is much more than that and connects with his life after that summer internship.
by teacherken
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 04:27 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 09:56 AM PDT with 12 Recommends