As tradition has it, myself and my beloved Grace ("She who must be obeyed") were invited to spend Thanksgiving with other members of Grace's family. With all that is going on in our country, I spent some time ruminating about the Thanksgiving holiday and how I could make it more meaningful for the entire clan. I realized that, especially now, the holiday presents a "mixed-bag" for folks. For some, it's a happy celebration of Americana. For others, it's a chance to gorge on food and watch football. For others still, it's a reminder that American history is filled with episodes of some people getting the shaft—where one group's success comes at the expense of another group.
In light of the above, I fired off an email to the entire family as