Though his campaign caught fire for a time, many black voters did not embrace Herman Cain because he rejects institutional racism as a major issue. But his candidacy has exposed rifts in the black community.
And fails. A few years ago I became an accidental education reformer, and learned that my Lone Ranger approach to change doesn't work so well. Inertia besets schools, but also individual parents. It takes a community to reform schools.
After an art-themed concert, some musings about how language changes