Octavia Butler

In honor of Black History Month I’d like to introduce one of my favorite authors, Octavia Butler, to those who don’t know her. Octavia Estelle Butler, often referred to as the “grand dame of science fiction,” was born in Pasadena, California on June 22, 1947.  After receiving her degrees atRead More →

Clip from The Boss

Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men’s eyes when deciding what provokes it ― Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth The Controversy Fox News host Bill O’Reilly was ousted by the network after a series of sexual harassment allegations against him were disclosed. A New York TimesRead More →

Frederick Douglass

Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave Frederick Douglass President Donald Trump kicked off Black History Month with a speech in which he didn’t seem to know that the famous abolitionist has been dead for more than a century. “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s doneRead More →