Statues Are Not History

The current debate over removing or leaving in place statues of people (okay, mostly white men) who did something in history should be thought of as ‘should we revere these people? Or should we leave them to history to explain in all their human foibles? Take Teddy Roosevelt for example. The statue in front of…

What Comes After?

By now we have all seen and heard the ripples coming off of the murder of George Floyd. Cities are defunding their PD, and Minneapolis is even going so far as to disband theirs. What I am asking is ‘what comes next?’ Once cities and towns take these steps, what should come after? I have…