Reeling in the Years

“As I See Myself, Growing Older”

It’s no secret. I’m one of those infamous baby boomers. I know, I know; you’re sick of hearing about us. Turn that aside for another time. Because this is a historic moment, when we’re all being forced into ...

The Rainbow Railroad

What can you do when your homeland and your people — family, neighbors, colleagues, religious and educational institutions, judiciary, police, and the feared and uncontrollable extrajudicial gangs — despise who...

A Personal Election Note

The first election I voted in was 1972, George McGovern (D) versus the soon-to-be-disgraced Dick Nixon (R). My choice? Written-in Shirley Chisholm (I) — unbought and unbossed. I was on point. In 1972, we ...