The Color of Character

Archive for November 2016

Racist Label? Save it for the Real Deal

The Bloom is Off The Ivy As I suspected, the harmony during the Cubs World Series victory parade that gave me hope was dissolved by the toxicity on both sides of the recent election. But I will not despair completely because I was witness to a massive, diverse crowd aligned in enthusiasm and support –…

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We Were All Cubs Fans

Allow me to set aside my focus on the racial conflict in America that seems so intractable – or at least let me look away from the dark to the light.  I’ve been fortunate enough to spend one day where all divisions disappeared (except the one that keeps Chicago White Sox fans from rejoicing with…

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