More on “Who Is David”

This was originally posted to the Uncensored Melrose Community page on Facebook. It's a follow-up to my last two entries here. ________________________________________________________ First, I want to say thank you.  I don’t know who drew on “my” corner, who wrote these words to Melrose, to me.  My friend, City Councilor Jack Eccles, sent me the photo.  … Continue reading More on “Who Is David”

I Will Not Turn the Other Cheek

For more than 150 years, first Negroes, then Blacks, then African Americans have been told the same thing: just wait, it will get better. The Massachusetts 54th, the first African American regiment, fought not just to end slavery, but also for the promise of a better life. Freed slaves were promised "40 acres and a … Continue reading I Will Not Turn the Other Cheek