Monthly Archives: September 2018

Second-hand racism

Imagine volunteering at a second-hand store, sorting through donation bins. One day you find a marionette of a Mexican man in a sombrero or a board game called “Challenge the Chief,” with Indian caricatures on the box. What do you … Continue reading

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A seedy business

I interrupt this regularly scheduled program for this important story about watermelons. “I feel like the Queen of the Winter Prom,” wrote my mother-in-law Diana, “or the drum majorette, or at least Vanna White. If nothing good ever happens to … Continue reading

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