Monthly Archives: February 2014

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander 19 June 2014 5:30pm Michelle Alexander June 19, 2014 6:30pm

As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow … Continue reading

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“MEXIFORNIA, A STATE OF BECOMING” by Victor Davis Hanson

*Starred Review* Classics professor Hanson is also, like generations of his family before him, a fruit farmer in California’s central valley. He has employed immigrants, seen them flood his community during the last 30 years of mass flight from Mexico, … Continue reading

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“CALICO JOE”, BY JOHN GRISHAM 17 April 2014 5:30pm

A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball… Whatever happened to Calico Joe?      It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs … Continue reading

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