The DREAM Lives

Nice try. Now back it up. Today the Supreme Court of the United States surprised again, after it ruled on another eagerly anticipated decision, one concerning the Barack Obama-era DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) American immigration policy, which since summer 2012 has provided close to 700,000 (known) young DREAMers respite from deportation. Swinging toward […]

Discrimination

Discrimination of any form is nothing but an excuse not to do a job well. “We the People…” all have the same Bill of Rights. Why haven’t we all been seeking to form a more perfect union, establish justice, and insure domestic tranquility? Why haven’t we be able to provide for the common defense, promote […]

Vote

Now, I don’t usually participate in National Whatever Day because, unless it’s something that was a calendar thing the day after I was born or an actual official or commonly known religious holiday, I don’t much care. But I very much care about what’s going on in the United States of America because this country […]

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Hit It

Coming soon to a movie…experience near you is The High Note, starring two daughters of Hollywood, Emmy nominee and Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award winner Tracee Ellis Ross and Robert Altman Spirit Award winner Dakota Johnson. Helmed by Canadian-American filmmaker Nisha Ganatra, a Golden Globe-winning director of Amazon Prime Video’s Transparent, this looks and […]

Three Little Words

“Hello,” “Please,” and “Thanks.” People of the world, these are the three little words ya gotta remember when you go to a grocery store, always and forever, but especially during this pandemic. Look, I know what I’m talking about when I gripe about the casual cultural classism and racism that surprisingly permeates San Francisco, or the […]