Hurricane Katrina made landfall at the U.S. on August 29, 2005. The costliest natural disasters ever for the nation.
Go see the terrific hip-hop movie “Straight Outta Compton” but remember that Compton & South LA story was much more complex.
Update: This Summer of 2015, the garden is closed because the landowner decided to sale to a developer, and the city was unwilling to come up with the money. We will run several art pieces this month that were inspired by the garden.
There is a mythology that in the public schools religion cannot be mentioned, the Bible can’t be taught, and religious expression is prohibited. As we gear up for a new school year, here are the commonly accepted guidelines for teaching the Bible (and religion) in the public school.
Muslims are deeply religious and regularly pray and a third are immersed in mosque culture. Part of series Mosque City NY
Malcolm X received a vision of a different kind of Islam when he saw the global and racial diversity of pilgrims streaming into Mecca. Today, he would not have to go to Mecca to see the global diversity of Islam.
Finally, made it to Pluto! Journey Everywhere!!
Immigration of Muslims to the United States has picked up pace. Part of series Mosque City NY
Retrospective on Mosque City NY, Part 5
First day of Ramadan. Retrospective on Mosque City NY, Part 4