White Kids Can’t Read Either
- Education, Culture, Family, Literature
- May 6, 2022
Yes, yes, and yes!
That was what I shouted, in the silence of my heart, when I finished Louis Markos’ online review “How Classical Education Can Liberate Black America.”
Earlier that same week, I’d read yet another account of an …READ MORE
“You have to be always drunk,” wrote the French poet Charles Baudelaire. “That’s all there is to it—it’s the only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks your back and bends you to …READ MORE
The other day, a friend of mine posted on social media a picture of her three children, sitting in the living room, each with a nose in a book. She was having a proud-mom moment, noting that she couldn’t believe …READ MORE
These days, a diverse crowd of activists, comprised of some of the world’s wealthiest elites down to college kids, see themselves as saviors blessed with the omniscience to rescue humanity from its grievous faults and sins.
To fight “global warming,” …READ MORE
A new play about Joan of Arc, I, Joan, opens in London next week. After all the plays, poetry, novels, and biographies published since she was burned at the stake in 1431, it’s difficult to imagine that anything fresh …READ MORE
In January 1978, Kris and I were married in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—admittedly not the most propitious time weather-wise for a wedding. We’d saved our money, enabling us to honeymoon in Europe, spending a month with a friend in Switzerland and then …READ MORE