Tag Archives: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Progressive Sweeping XXXIV

Well, it’s one of those clean up type days again. Plus, the last item really got to me.

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Progressive Sweeping XXX

Well, here is “part two”. I’m sure there will still be plenty left on the cutting room floor.

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Convergence

Convergence. The coming together of things. “Things”, much like “stuff”; what convenient words. Over the past fortnight (including publishing day for this piece) I experienced a convergence of things and events through fortune not prowess and they all had an impact that I would like to share with you today.

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Yes, We Need Black History Month

Tomorrow is February 1st and with it comes Black History Month. Despite the best efforts of Republican Governor and 2024 presidential wannabe Ron “Kinky Boots” DeSantis that is still a fact. You can probably already see where I’m going.

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The Best “Off Season” By An American College

We speak of off seasons mainly in sports. We look at who made the best trades (although the biggest often come near the in-season trade deadline), who had the best draft and who did the best in the free agent market. Today colleges are year-round operations but they still to a great degree take the summer off. With that background I’ll announce the winner and then spend the rest of the article justifying my decision. And the clear winner is Howard University.

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