Over the years I’ve asked my students how they define Independence. Many answers abound; “We got out from under a buffoon for a king sitting over in Britain; The Red Coats can’t order us around any longer; I don’t know, but the fireworks are always exciting; We got our own Constitution.” The list goes on. […]Read More
Tag: George Floyd
Who are we Americans?
As we look back over the events of the past two weeks people are asking: What went wrong in America? Was mass protest, anger, grief, demands for change all the result of Minneapolis police who made a string of gravely wrong judgments in the use of force, leaving an unarmed Black man dead, and for […]Read More