The way the U.S. remembers the past says much about our present.

On Winning

Sometimes you have to allow yourself a little optimism.

On Losing

Sometimes you can’t always be optimistic.


Looking for outrage in an age of conservative complacency.


Thoughts on politics – last year.

Confederacy Redux?

Is this what it feels like before a civil war? Take action to make sure there is no sequel.


From the bottom up: tolerance in and on the ground revitalizes neighborhoods.

Street Art

D.C.’s street art scene is in flux (and the new Administration isn’t helping).


“When they go low, we go high.” -Former First Lady Michelle Obama