Graduates, ‘Don’t ever, ever let anyone tell you that you’re too angry’

(Illustration by Robert Generette III for The Washington Post;based on a photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)By Michelle ObamaJUNE 7, 2020   Add to list Given the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country have canceled their in-person commencement exercises. To celebrate the graduates whose final years of school have been upended, former first lady Michelle Obama andContinue reading “Graduates, ‘Don’t ever, ever let anyone tell you that you’re too angry’”

Class of 2020, ‘You don’t have to accept the world as it is.’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/06/07/barack-obama-class-2020-you-dont-have-accept-world-it-is/?arc404=true Barack ObamaJune 7, 2020 Given the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country have canceled their in-person commencement exercises. To celebrate the graduates whose final years of school have been upended, former first lady Michelle Obama and former president Barack Obama are taking part in a YouTube special. This is President Obama’s address toContinue reading “Class of 2020, ‘You don’t have to accept the world as it is.’”

The Marblehead Board of Selectmen decries the tragic murder of George Floyd

The Marblehead Board of Selectmen decries the tragic murder of George Floyd. This senseless, brutal act has horrified and devastated us. George Floyd is the latest of many victims of brutality against people of color in our country. We all need to work together to effect change. Former President Obama’s words of May 29th resonate.Continue reading “The Marblehead Board of Selectmen decries the tragic murder of George Floyd”

Okay, America. It’s Time to Organize.

Rand Paul battles Kamala Harris and Cory Booker on anti-lynching bill. This rare fight on the Senate floor between Paul, Harris, and Booker comes as killings of black people by police roil the nation. The takeaway? People of conscience need to take action on legislation. Change comes with awareness, understanding and action. All of theContinue reading “Okay, America. It’s Time to Organize.”