Geoffrey Fox

Archive - Tag: African Americans

Days of struggle in Chicago: the Rainbow Coaltion

2021.10.18 - Tags: , ,

Thanks to my good friend, novelist  Pete de Lissovoy, for pointing me to this very very good documentary! The First Rainbow Coalition (55 minutes) Yes, I was there then, and as involved as I could be, given who I was: a grad student, white, at nearby (to Chicago) Northwestern University. I got to know Cha … read more »

Staying awake in the city that never sleeps

2015.06.24 - Tags: , , , ,

We used to say that New York was the city that never sleeps. More than that, it is a city that wants to keep you alert. However, the flashing signage, noise and bustling-hustling crowds in Times Square, the agitated foot and skateboard and motor traffic, the rattling subway and the hurried pace and startling changes … read more »