Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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A Bookstore in the Family

My daughter’s first word was ‘dada.’ Her second word was ‘book.’ Barbara’s Bookstore was her playground. As a toddler, among her favorite books were Three...

April 4, 1968: Dr. King is Killed Defending Labor’s Rights

April 4 is one of the saddest days of the year. On that day in 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was...

Grapefruits

Carmichael’s Bookstore opened on Bardstown Road in Louisville in 1978. In that pre-boomtown year, it was a desolate location. A former music record store,...

The First Labor Day Parade

THE FIRST LABOR DAY PARADE New York, NY—The huge procession began with 400 members of Bricklayers Union No. 6,...

Electric Boots

Saw Rocketman on opening day May 31st. It was touching, but maybe because we are old and listened to Elton John...