We white people should choose "conver-sation starters that have nothing to do with identifying a person by where they're from, what they do for work, or any other sorting and ranking criteria." For example (from p. 215): "So what was the most interesting thing that happened in your day today?"
"You could say that Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life has been one disagreement after another. Disagreement with creaky old ideas. With unfairness. With Inequality. Ruth has disagreed, disapproved, and differed. She has objected. She has resisted. She has dissented. Disagreeable? NO. Determined? YES."
- Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~ by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, 2015, biography
- That Old Cape Magic ~ by Richard Russo, 2009, fiction (Massachusetts)
Sunday Salon — at separate computers in different time zones — to talk about our lives and our reading.