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Twelve Years a Slave (Or, Easter in the FRF)

Andy and I watched 12 Years a Slave the other night. Easter night. During the scene in which the drunken Christian plantation owner whips a stripped Patsy, the object of his obsessions, until blood and skin spray from her back, I thought how could any Christian … Continue reading

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Riding Back Through Alligator Alley and Thinking About Slavery

Michael drove me to Miami today to drop off my visa application documents to the Brazilian Consulate.  If any of you know me in the slightest, you’ll know that I had no idea the NBA Championship just happened and was … Continue reading

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