Month: January 2005


A Surprise Feeling

I just saw the tape of Condoleezza Rice’s swearing-in as Secretary of State.  Behind her stood her mother and father. Rice came into the world during segregation in a segregated Alabama.  Unlike Madelaine Albright, who discovered she was Jewish when a Jew in the cabinet migh help her president, Secretary Rice has known her life that she’s black.  In Alabama …