#BLM is a holy movement. Thank you Black Folk for all you have done and all you do now and will do. We are not worthy but are grateful nonetheless.

I am one of those writers who can't work on their novel. Not since March. It's Tisha B'Av, the sacred day of mourning and I don't have to remember ages of Jewish history -- there's plenty enough to mourn right now. I take the greatest hope in hearing and sometimes seeing (on radio, online) the …