The War Is “Still” Here:

The War Is Here: Bud Lee
Book Cover: The War Is Here | Bud Lee

I don’t think anyone who was in Newark, NJ, during the 1967 Riot would need this book in order to recall the images captured by Life photographer Bud Lee. We have our own.

I was only seven years old at the time, but I still remember the sights and sounds of the moments I experienced, and no amount of anti-woke legislation or book banning can or will ever erase them.

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Dear Mr. Police Officer(s)…

100_0483My teen-aged son and I will be traveling by car from PA to NC today, and as fate would have it: we are both Black. We’re O.K. with that. We hope you are too.

There are a lot of things going on in our wonderful, albeit complicated, country right now that I know I do not have to explain. I see and read the news. And I know you do too.
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