Good Omens

Nina Simone lyrics Birds flying high you know how I feel

Inauguration comes from the Latin augur: “one who sees favorable omens for success". (The word auspicious comes from this as well.) In Ancient Rome the augur was the official diviner who was called in before important undertakings of the state to determine whether or not the gods approved. He did this by reading the flight [...]

Good Trouble

John Lewis documentary Good Trouble

How lucky were we to have John Lewis in this world, showing up for disadvantaged people everywhere, making "good trouble" in the streets and in Congress for the duration of his life. He was among the original 13 Freedom Riders, the Black and white activists who challenged segregated interstate travel in the South in 1961. He [...]