Holding the Opposition

Writer James Baldwin turned nineteen on the day of his father’s funeral (August 3, 1943).  A “race riot” had broken out in Harlem that day, so the mourners “drove my…

Young Sheldon

One of the most delightful shows on the tube these days is “Young Sheldon.”  Brilliant little guy (“mighty little man,” as the theme song goes), who faces boyhood with a…