Me, scoffing at the very un-black composers of public school “Winter Concert” Kwanzaa songs in my December Diary.
“I note that Ms. Albrecht and Mr. Emerson have about as much blackness between the both of them as the cast of the Lawrence Welk show.”
A vigilant reader: “Derb—Regarding the ethnic makeup of the Lawrence Welk Show, have you forgotten Arthur Duncan?
[Me again] Curses! All I can plead in my defense is that I was not the most committed viewer of the Lawrence Welk Show. Not by a long way. A long, long way.