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Come On People (Bill Cosby)

The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s went a long way toward assuring black equality under the law. So why does actual success elude many African Americans more than forty years later? Racism may still be a factor, … Continue reading

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Walking to Canterbury (Jerry Ellis)

I love walking. A good walk has the power to revive your body and spirit whether it’s in the woods, a park, along a waterfront, or just in the neighborhood. I try to slip one in whenever possible — if … Continue reading


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The Wisdom of Crowds (James Surowiecki)

This book is a few years old now, and I read it some 18 months ago, but I want to include my review here since the intriguing concept persists in sociology and culture. What a curious phrase is “wisdom of … Continue reading

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