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Arlene Goldbard is a writer, speaker and consultant whose focus is the intersection of culture, politics and spirituality. Her blog and other writings may be downloaded from her Web site:

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Diaries published: 196 (13 days since last diary on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 270 (13 days since last comment on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 908

Total Comment Ratings: 437

Most Recommended Diary: RIP Bernie Schwartz: Hidden and Revealed Cultural Identity, 31 comments, 55 recommends

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arlenegoldbard's Most Recent Diaries:

On 3 April, the powers-that-be at Howard University laid off 84 staff members, including E. Ethelbert Miller, director of Howard University's African American Resource Center, who attended Howard ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award this week. I have nothing to say about the book, since I haven’t yet read it. The writer’s name gave rise to ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Last Friday, on the first night of Passover, I was asked to share a teaching on Moses, who led our people out of slavery in Egypt. A friend suggested I share it with you: The idea that always ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
My favorite epigram is from Voltaire: the perfect is the enemy of the good. I like the way it encapsulates a deep truth, that nothing is perfect, that fault can always be found, that often doing one��
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
SELMA . A few days ago, an estimated 40,000 people descended on Selma, Alabama, for the 50th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (and recently ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Let us forge a state of union A place where every child is A child Where you see me and I see you I mean really see each other as extensions one of one another From People’s State of the Union ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 07:30 AM PST with 2 Recommends

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