Monthly Archives: June 2011

Gaza Flotilla 2011

“Audacity” is part of a larger flotilla, all involved are at considerable risk. And with so much happening here and abroad it’s easy to lose sight of this.

Decisions, decisions…


Empire State Building Goes Rainbow!

Proud to be a native New Yorker.

Another nice touch…

Nelson Mandela Welcomes Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday on the first day of her visit to Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the White House said.

Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman Died on This Day in 1964

On this day in 1964 Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were killed by a Ku Klux Klan lynch mob near Meridian, Mississippi. The three young civil rights workers were working to register black voters in Mississippi.

It is far too easy to forget that within many of our lifetimes Americans died for the right to vote in American elections.

Guernica / Michael Archer: Q&A with Alice Walker

Guernica / Michael Archer: Q&A with Alice Walker.

Harriet Hosmer

Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography
by Kate Culkin

Just reviewed this for the May/June Women’s Review of Books. An interesting, informative read. We all need to know much more about pre-20th-cent. American women artists.

Are Palestinian children less worthy? – Opinion – Al Jazeera English

Are Palestinian children less worthy? – Opinion – Al Jazeera English.