I was not a fan of Mohammed Ali, I was a follower, a believer. He was the greatest of all time. In a time of complete chaos and societal breakdown, and a time when the old bastions were falling and … [Read more...] about We Need Men Like These Men
Samuel Clemons was as socially liberal and politically progressive as any man in the nineteenth century could be. He wrote in a voice and used words and names for black men and native men that were … [Read more...] about The Fourth Step – A searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
I don’t like Andrew Cuomo, never have. I didn’t like his father either. I think Andrew Cuomo did an exemplary job when NY city and state were the epicenter of the early outbreaks of this pandemic. I … [Read more...] about New York, 2020
Every time it happens I think not a damn thing has changed since Watts, and Bobby Seale and Huey Newton—1966. Not a damn thing has changed since Marvin wrote Inner City Blues—1972. Every time the … [Read more...] about Emmett Till
The summer always ended on his porch, the neighbor, Harry McCabe, down the dirt path dead-end by the water. Feet up on the surrounding concrete and stone wall, his front porch. Leaning back in the … [Read more...] about Train Smoke