Monthly Archives: June 2016

Barry’s Blog # 168: Cultural Appropriation? Part One of Seven

When the heart weeps for what it has lost, the spirit laughs for what it has found. — West Africa Over the years I have written extensively about grief: cross-cultural grieving traditions, the lack of such rituals in American life, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 167: Did the South Win the Civil War? Part Four

I wrote the first three parts of this essay (here, here and here) almost a year ago, and now I perceive an aspect of this theme I couldn’t have seen prior to the presidential primary season. Nicholas Lemann writes: …the … Continue reading

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