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01/18/16 2:00pm
01/18/2016 2:00 PM

King

Once again we celebrate the life of an extraordinary freedom fighter Dr. Martin L. King Jr.

Once again the radio waves are filled with his famous “I Have A Dream” speech.

There have been symbolic marches and speeches about freedom throughout the country as most of us celebrated the federal holiday. Many have the day off to “dream.”

Yet the question is: “Wasn’t Dr. King’s life more than that one speech?” READ

12/21/14 7:00am
12/21/2014 7:00 AM

Christmas is next week, a holy and joyful day filled with memories of the past and dreams for the future. An early memory for me is midnight Mass in the convent on the corner of University Avenue and the Washington Bridge — long gone, replaced by public housing. It was a magical service, highlighted by the cloistered nuns, hidden from sight, chanting and singing in their high-pitched voices. I’m not going to dwell on religion, though, mine or yours. Joy is the theme, and the laughter that joy can bring.

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