Monthly archives: October 2014
ON BEING LARGELY LATINO–BEFORE IT WAS EVEN POPULAR
Growing up in the ’50s, my brothers and I were enthralled by the legendary frontiersman, Davy Crockett. We acted out pitched battles with the Creek Indians in our back yard, sang the popular theme song ("Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the[...]
TURNING INADVERTENT ACTIVISM INTO
AN UPDATED DOWNTOWN
I came to community organizing inadvertently.
As a young man, I was more aware than most people about what was going on in my local government, but I was never an active citizen. Later, when I was in graduate school, learni[...]