Praising History

I have been quite aware of the white washing history trend of history textbooks. I have been aware of the fact that there is always a separate chapter on African-Americans and our history that has always been marvelously unconnected to the rest of the text, as if we were not there for the Revolution, the…

Renaissance Woman

My piano teacher always used to call me, “Renaissance woman.” Even though I knew it was admirable to have many talents, I took it to mean I was master of none. As I’ve gotten older, gotten into college and tried to specialize my interests into one major, maybe two, I discovered that those one or…