Investing in anti-racism, part 2

Investing in anti-racism, part 2

Last weekend I wrapped up a terrific MOOC offered by the University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada. It's all about the history of the native people of that northern part of North America as told by descendants of those people. I'm not Canadian, but this was the only...
Investing in anti-racism

Investing in anti-racism

Earlier this year, I upped my commitment to social justice, particularly anti-racism work. Last night, I finished Michelle C. Johnson's Dismantling Racism class. The class is a part history lesson, part perspective-sharing, part small-group discussions. Michelle...
The value of vocabulary

The value of vocabulary

When it comes to word choice, few people are as adept as Mike "Doc" Emrick. He's best known for calling hockey. But even if you don't follow the icy action, you can appreciate the craft with which Emrick recounts the action. He started in radio and, like the great Vin...