Tag Archives: 1965

Diaspora

    The Cathedral Snack Bar – Asmara, Eritrea – 1965 Bougainvillea Passegiatta Old men doffing borsalinos wearing double breasted suits. Topolinos in the street run as if on memory pretty girls now walking by laughing, giving boys the eye. … Continue reading

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For Selma and International Women’s Day – Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo died on March 25, 1965. She was murdered by the Klan outside of Selma, Alabama. I wrote about her on International Women’s Day several years  ago and was somewhat surprised at how many bloggers had never heard of … Continue reading

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The Asmara Con

The bridle path at Prospect Park  I learned to ride a horse in Brooklyn. As a teen in the ‘50s I would ride regularly in Prospect Park or Gerritsen Beach renting horses from local stables for a couple of hours.  … Continue reading

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