Tag Archives: President Obama

Not As Divided As We Seem?

Are we, as President Obama said at the memorial for fallen Dallas police officers, “Not as divided as we seem”?  On the one hand, I see more and more whites at protests over police shootings of young black men, and recently … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews & Commentary, Social Change | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bob Dylan’s newest medal

In May (2012) President Obama awarded The Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor, to Bob Dylan. It’s his third, big, White House decoration—President Clinton having named him a Kennedy Center Honoree, and, in 2010, Obama having awarded him the National Medal … Continue reading

Posted in Music & Meaning, Reviews & Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment