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  • Pete Seeger for Children

    Pete Seeger for Children

    • May 5, 2017

    There are several recent children’s books out about Pete Seeger, each targeted for different age groups, with different formats and writing styles. Stand Up and Sing conveys Seeger’s remarkable talent, convictions and courage without being preachy or talking down to children.

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  • What the Riot Documentaries Told Us

    What the Riot Documentaries Told Us

    • May 3, 2017

    The networks lined up to deliver numerous retrospective documentaries on the silver anniversary of the events that began just hours after the Rodney King beating verdict was read. The results are decidedly mixed.

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  • South Los Angeles: Renaissance and Potential

    South Los Angeles: Renaissance and Potential

    • May 1, 2017

    Co-published by Salon
    For many of us the passage of 25 years hasn’t produced clarity about why and how Los Angeles’ 1992 unrest occurred, and whether the city that we inherited from that awful moment in our history is now a better or worse place in which to live.

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