Author Archives: Richard Guzman

Language and Race: Mr. Jefferson’s Forced Labor Camp

It’s still the case that the majority of Americans, as I’ve written over and over for years, would rather talk about anything—anything—but race.  But more are talking about it seriously and deeply than ever before.  Let’s hope this talking, and … Continue reading

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Reparations

The VIDEO below is a 7:07 minute edit of a 15:21 report from Bloomberg News in its Quicktakes series.  The episode is “History Has Been Made: Reparations Are Here,” highlighting one of the more controversial topics of the day.  The … Continue reading

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(Not) Climbing Bryan’s Mountain – 2021

Every summer I post an excerpt of a journal I keep called Climbing Bryan’s Mountain.  But climbing the mountain most people call Bell Rock has been harder the last three years.  My first climb was delayed by weeks because of, … Continue reading

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