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THE OTHER SIDE: The Supremes

Born to segregated white America, it was no wonder that for so many weaned on 1950s "Father Knows Best" delusions, The Supremes, with the words of Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, and Edward Jr. Holland, offered a far more accurate assessment of what life was really like.

CONNECTIONS: Women of ‘The Buccaneers’

Oscar Wilde defined it as “A time when single women seek husbands and married women hide from their husbands.”

Larkin about in America: Airborne

The news we are fed daily is divisive and alarming, but if we get out of the bubble we find there are also good things happening.

COMMENTARY: Resisting the temptation to withdraw

Fake news has become a mantra from the man who employs the practice of inventing information. 

Letter from Paris

"In late autumn, when the slants of light incline towards melancholy, when the vegetable world is shadowed by decay, and when I –- perversely and right on cue –- am full of bright cheer and boundless creativity, the temptation to drop in on my favorite Paris cemetery is irresistible." This month's Letter from Paris is dedicated to the brave journalists of Charlie Hebdo. Ars longa.

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