Every month, I receive two or three letters from him. Sometimes the tone of the letters exhibit strength, and others, regrets. He lives his life behind bars at the Graterford Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania.My cousin,
I’ve been to two concerts at the Wachovia Center recently. Similarities between the two were everywhere. At both, devoted fans surrounded me, wearing T-shirts of the artist they came to see as they sang the
The other day I was urged to sign a petition clamoring against Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. That youthful activism was refreshing, if not entirely predictable. After all, Alito was nominated by the scourge of
It was last October when Philadelphia was labeled America’s “Next Great City” by National Geographic Travel. This was terribly exciting. City politicians called it long overdue, local media proudly brought the distinction to agreeing Philadelphians.