Barbara Jordan’s prescient message from the past

Dear President Trump, Thanks to Laura and Twitter, I heard Barbara Jordan’s impeachment speech for the first time last night. It’s uncanny how virtually all the essentials of Nixon’s transgressions and his violations of the people’s trust that she laid out were spot on for you too. It gave me chills. It was like she … Continue reading Barbara Jordan’s prescient message from the past

Tarana Burke is bending the moral arc towards justice

Dear President Trump, I just watched Tarana Burke’s TED talk. Ms. Burke started the Me Too movement 10 years ago and she offered a sobering analysis of where the movement is now and how incredibly far it is from its original intent, which was to foster empathy between survivors. She described being numb and exhausted, … Continue reading Tarana Burke is bending the moral arc towards justice