Categories: "education" or "civil rights" or "Prof. Derrick Bell"

A New Orleans Native Returns

August 31st, 2015
As we pass the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Sybil Haydel Morial is finally back in her house in New Orleans. She was evacuated to Baton Rouge along with several of her children, and would have come back years ago if a workman repairing the… more »

A New Orleans Native Returns

August 31st, 2015
As we pass the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Sybil Haydel Morial is finally back in her house in New Orleans. She was evacuated to Baton Rouge along with several of her children, and would have come back years ago if a workman repairing the… more »

The Limits of Genius

May 13th, 2012
For weeks now, I?ve been metaphorically lugging Steve Jobs around with me. I bought Walter Isaacson?s biography shortly after Jobs died, but I got side-tracked by the controversy over hazardous working conditions at the plants in China where Apple… more »

Radical Hugs

March 10th, 2012
It?s too bad right-wing provocateur Andrew Breitbart never met Derrick Bell, because it might have made him a better man. Of all the news that surfaced after Breitbart?s sudden death, I was most stunned by the evidence that he was preparing to use… more »

Footprints on the Sands of Time

December 31st, 2011
My last post about the life and death of Dr. Margaret Burns found its way to more readers than I?ve ever had, and I followed up with a piece in Obit Magazine online (obit-mag.com) that brought this remarkable woman?s life to the attention of even… more »