Petula Dvorak

05/28/2015 - 4:52pm

    They moved into their low-slung Florida home on Memorial Day, 37 years ago.

    And the first thing Joe did was dig a hole for a flagpole, right near the carport. He was a Navy veteran, survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the rock Mary...

04/23/2015 - 11:31am

    They were coming home from a park, on this gorgeous, blossoming weekend, after playing.

    And for this, a 10-year-old and his 6-year-old sister ended up in the back of a squad car. Again. For hours...

04/16/2015 - 5:49pm

    Equal pay. Child care. Paid family leave. An end to pervasive domestic violence and sexual assault on college campuses and in the military.

    You know who's going to make the breakthroughs on...

04/08/2015 - 11:34pm

    It's that time of year again.

    Daffodils are blooming, the days are finally warmer and it's time to sit my boys down to read my favorite feminist, racially enlightened manifesto. It's...

04/08/2015 - 10:30pm

    The guilt. The guilt!

    Today's parents, especially today's mothers, are filled with guilt.

    It gnaws at us at pickup time, at bedtime...

04/02/2015 - 2:57pm

    At 17, Zakiya James has a story that shows what's very right and very wrong in American education.

    Let's just stipulate that she is pretty brilliant.


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