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The Wokeness Problem – Part 2

The phrase “Black Lives Matter” was hijacked in ways that helped many Americans avoid, not face, the issue of race.*  Now “Wokeness” has suffered a similar fate.  CNN Business correspondent Allison Morrow writes, “Part of the problem is the way … Continue reading

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Two Films on Homelessness

I have served in homeless shelters for over three decades, the most current being Daybreak in Joliet, Illinois, a shelter started by distinguished advocate for the homeless Diane Nilan in 1988.  State mandates during our pandemic have restricted the number … Continue reading

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The Wokeness Problem – Part 1

There’s just too many f-bombs, b’s, and mf’s and such in comedy these days that it’s hard to use much of it in so-called polite company.  Still, I wish I could.  Bill Burr, Jo Koy, Dave Chappelle, and Richard Pryor, … Continue reading

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