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Winter Olympics, How Do I Love Thee?

I love the weird events, like skeleton and biathalon. I love that Torino is playing 70s disco for the Parade of Nations. I love the Canadians and their hats with ear flaps. I love the nations from Africa and the Caribbean that send athletes to winter games, even though they have never seen a flake […]

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Work, Family and Race

E tu, New York Times? Indeed, the grey lady is taking on gender, work, and race — all in one article. Around the country black women are opting out of the “opt-out” debate, the often-heated exchange about the compatibility of motherhood and work. Steeped in issues like working versus staying at home, nannies versus day […]

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