New articles on “Medium”

Social Justice & Civil Rights

Why the Whitehurst Case Matters
Looking back at the 1975 shooting of a black man by a white police officer

What I learned about taking part in the movement for social justice from a long-time Civil Rights activist

Writing & Teaching

The Driver’s Seat: Writing to Get Somewhere
You may have noticed that, in English classes, some parts of grammar are called “mechanics”

The Perfect Kind of Grouch (in The Startup)
Why On Writing Well became one writing teacher’s classroom bible

I still say Yes . . . just not to everything.

5 Mantras from a Classroom Veteran
In the teaching profession, cultivating patience is a must.


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