History

The Little Prince Of Brooklyn

First memory

The Little Prince Of Brooklyn  Chapter 1 When the film “The Godfather” was first released, I took my girlfriend and her mom to see it. At the point where Don Corleone tells his son Michael that “I never wanted this for you...” I realized that both of them had stopped watching the movie and were staring at me... Christmas 1958 Me and my sister Laurie My very first memory is of Christmas time, somewhere around 1960. We lived on Gates Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn at the time. One night there...
I loved Thomas Harlan.

Collaboration is another name for love.

An off-repeated meme

THEY CAME FOR ME

That inconceivably pointed elimination from Planet Earth of 12,000,000 souls, including 6,000,000 people of the Hebrew Faith; the sexually non-conformists; the Roma (Gypsies); the physically and mentally other-abled; as well as those who otherwise did not fit n socially or...
Imagined conversation between two Founders

TWO FOUNDERS FLOUNDER IN MILENNIAL MIASMA

This is a colloquy between Thomas Jefferson  and James Madison, about the U.S. Constitution of 1787/89, The Bill of Rights and the 2nd Amendment in particular. JEFFERSON: As you will recall, James, I was in Paris when I received the...
MLK Milestone in American History

REVOLUTION, EMANCIPATION, PARTICIPATION…

The Independence Movement comprises the intellectual, artistic and most ineffectually noisy 5% of the conscience of the Puerto Rican people. Fifty years ago, I was sitting in a contrastingly calm Independista reading-discussion coffee room in Santurce, Puerto Rico, when the...
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