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Following in Their Footsteps

Following in Their Footsteps

The 1960’s. . . where was I? In Brooklyn, married for a few years, with a baby and toddler. Around us swirled the movements and politics of the time – in the South: bus rides, sit-ins, peaceful protests, and violent responses. My husband and I were frequently glued…
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A Feminist Contrarian’s Take on the Oscar Nominations

A Feminist Contrarian’s Take on the Oscar Nominations

IT’S LATE, I know, with the Oscars moments away, but I have some last minute thoughts I need to share about some of this year’s Oscar nominations. Full disclosure, there are plot spoilers ahead. First off, I thought Best Actor Nominee Casey Affleck’s character, Lee Chandler, in Best Picture…
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