In my attempts to bring you good writing on important issues, I give you Nicholas Kristof. He is an OpEd columnist for the New York Times. There are links to his blog, Facebook, and Twitter at the bottom of the post. Click one and tell him “thank you” for writing this piece. Open your brain and read.
Is This America?
I am back in Mississippi now and I keep thinking about last week and everything I experienced for the 1st time. Times Square, SoHo, NoHo, Brooklyn, Queens, Chealsea Market, Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, Harlem, and the millions of people I saw, bumped into, listened to, stared at, and was in awe of. I honestly didn’t know what to say or how to say anything concerning the experience as a whole because it was simply too much information to post in a traditional blog post. So this is my solution. I will present you with this, a summary of my experience in a categorized list form. Read the rest of this entry