There are other ways to simply show systemic racism, but federal holidays provides one.
To the teachers I know - thank you for your service to your students and your communities.
I love deeply realized worlds even more than plot. Which is why I'm nervous about the new Dune movie.
For many of us as individuals, the wounds from 9/11 may never heal. But it is long past time for all of us to let go of our collective mourning and allow the national wounds inflicted by 9/11 to scar over.
Reminder: We will probably not know who won the election until December. Try not to let the results on November 4th destroy you, but don't celebrate them either. And don't believe Trump if he claims victory prematurely.