Chief Sitting Bull Biography

“Let us put our minds together and see what kind of a life we can make for our children.” –Chief Sitting Bull —Chief Sitting Bull As a child Sitting Bull moved so deliberately that his fellow tribe members called him “Hunkesi” (Slow), later the 14-year old bravely charged ahead of his war party during an…

BOLSILLOS By BABYLON

BABYLON * FICTION Mr. Beverly was the shop keeper of the vintage thrift store on Chicago’s south side. The Jewish owners of the shop were too cheap to put in central air conditioning. Each day the routine was to hang and re-hang other people’s castaway garments. The shop also sold old books and knick-knacks; strangely…

A Death in Birmingham – Fiction

“Strange–is it not? That myriads who Before is passed the door of Darkness through, not one returns to tell us the road which to discover we must travel too.” –Omar Khayyam A soft wind blew and the yellow-black butterfly was pushed up from the purple flower it clung. The black citizens of Birmingham, Alabama felt…

HUMILITY (Updated)

“We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future, and we are all mortal.” —John F. Kennedy There is so much pain in the world, in America racial strife and an American president who apologizes for the KKK and the Nazi party of America. Every noble American should and must look past…

Dick Gregory in Hospital

The most beloved Dick Gregory has been resting in the hospital and presently in stable condition. Dick Gregory is a living giant of a man and giant of a hero to millions of people all across America. He is the teacher students always show up for; his life lessons, his history lessons and his sharp…

Abraham Lincoln & The Civil War

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.” –George Santayana Abraham Lincoln America’s 16th president, even before he took office 11 Southern states had seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. A month after President Lincoln took office the Confederates attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina. The thing President Lincoln most feared had…