The New York Times Motherlode blog published my latest essay on April 15, 2015:
Former Gov. Jeb Bush made news recently because he checked “Hispanic” on a voter registration form. This is obviously ridiculous from a scion of the Bush family (and Mr. Bush has said he made a mistake). Yet, I understand, because the family he raised is not unlike mine… READ MORE
I was grateful for all the thoughtful comments I received through Twitter and on the NYTimes page. Although not everyone agreed, it was generally a civil discourse on a subject — race — that seems supercharged lately.