In the early 1930’s, my grandmother was in labor, but something was wrong. A doctor came to my grandfather who was in the waiting room and asked, “Do you want to save the mother or the child?” Shocked by the question and terrified at the specter of losing his wife, my grandfather, Continue reading “Column: My Grandfather’s Choice”
State Senator Tony Hwang offered the following statement in reaction to the senseless shootings in Georgia.
“I am emotionally shaken and deeply upset by the continued escalation of violence and hate that came to a deadly tipping point in Georgia. There is no place in this country Continue reading “Hwang Speaks Out in Reaction to Shootings in Georgia”
Under broad daylight,
not even the darkness of night
another black man
murdered in full sight.
Handcuffed face down
pinned between police car and ground
another true life example
of the black man’s plight
Crushed to the floor
by not just one, but all four
This week the South Park Advisory Commission had a lengthy discussion with great public participation about the South Park Avenue property. Their mission was primarily fact finding, but the land use consultant Justin Giorlando brought forward a proposal for part of the land. The Continue reading “Op-Ed: Weighing Merits of Splitting South Park Property into Two Parcels”