By Moira Roth. A poet’s newspapers unfold disquieting headlines near and far.
By Moira Roth. A graceful report on Harriet Tubman and a new center dedicated to her life.
By Moira Roth. It was the first time that anyone on Earth, including herself, had ever heard the sounds of all the comets in the universe, past present and future.
By Moira Roth. Dachau? History that must not be forgotten.
By Moira Roth. “How will these children, when they grow up, / Hear news about the world?”
Henry Louis Gates’ essay,
“Proving Black History Matters”
Which ends with a long quote from James Baldwin.
By Moira Roth. Reading the Times, ruminating on a lifetime of changing history.
November 5th, 2009 In the café I read Over and over again A statement quoted in his obituary: “It is not often someone witnesses a century of life, especially with a conscience more or less alert. This is a privilege Which nature has bestowed on me.” Francisco Ayala was born in Granada in 1906 And went into exile when Franco’s…