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Remembering Selma

Fifty years ago my 8th birthday was approaching. My family had moved a couple years earlier from public housing in Harlem to suburban New Jersey. Our home in New Jersey was purchased at a cheap price in large part because the … Continue reading

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Remembering Bobby Kennedy

I have a son in middle school, a daughter in fifth grade.  Seeing the world through their eyes returns me to that age, at least in my mind.  It was 1968, a time for me when everything–good and bad–seemed possible. … Continue reading

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