WHY WE MARCH, WHY WE RALLY

WHY WE MARCH, WHY WE RALLY

 Columbus Day parades exist, as do St. Patrick Day parades, as a reminder of immigrant groups that were once considered “the other,” apart from and not “real Americans”.  Now we have those who stir up hate, for political gain, against Jews,...
Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

If you are around my age, you hated to get a chain letter in the mail when you were a kid.  There was always a bunch of nonsense and then a long list of dreadful things that had happened to people who had broken the chain.  You knew the letter was...

Honors

Saturday, the first anniversary of the death of Kamal Flowers, his family commemorated the day by organizing a picnic for kids at Lincoln Park in New Rochelle. Kamal’s brother, Henderson Clarke, brought back some legit old-timer basketball players for a full-court...

MLK Day reflections: The time is always ripe to do right

Having re-read and analyzed and pondered Dr. King’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” over the past few years, I have admired it for one thing as a leading example of literary polemic, but of course it is more than just good writing with some memorable quotes...