Books, Trump, and the “inner city”

About three years ago, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenéz was looking to make room in the annual budget by closing down 22 public libraries; next thing you knew, town halls were packed with angry Miamians, the Miami New Times was writing about it, and WLRN (our local NPR station) was reporting on it. The public outrage was so strong that … Continue reading Books, Trump, and the “inner city”

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Thrifted Picasso

What you find when you thrift in Boca Raton: The World of Picasso book published in 1967. I wish I could show you the entire book. It's so beautiful. I'm an art nerd. ❤

Racism Through the Lens of 1944 France

2016 has brought, as Charlamagne Tha God has said (yes I am quoting him), "the issue of race into the minds of a generation that wasn't even thinking about it." The president-elect of the United States wasn't short of racial slurs during his campaign to the White House, and as someone who is considered "of color," … Continue reading Racism Through the Lens of 1944 France