Creative survival, that’s what I call it, when African Americans struggled during times of low wages and high rents. It began in Harlem, so the story goes, when small gatherings of neighbors and friends came together in a community-like effort to pay next month’s bills. The earlier parties consisted of small gatherings where theyContinue reading “Let’s throw a Rent Party”
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A voice for victims of domestic violence
With domestic violence in the news, I decided to post a fundraising letter I had written for “The Women’s Center.” Imagine what it’s like to be a bird without wings, Continue reading “A voice for victims of domestic violence”
A worthy cause, my favorite, I might add.
I’ve been a board member of the Women’s Center for several years. I was recently asked to write a fund raising letter for the organization. Hopefully this will move you to consider the Women’s Center to be worthy of your support. *** Dear Women’s Center supporter: Imagine what it’s like to be a birdContinue reading “A worthy cause, my favorite, I might add.”