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The Price of Human Dignity

June 2, 2020

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For many years, my uncle ran a butcher shop in one of the all-black neighborhoods of North Philadelphia. On August 28, 1964, a woman came into the shop and asked for the largest, best cut of steak my uncle had. He began to pull it out of the case to show her. She stopped him […]

Mayhem on Miracle Mile

November 30, 2015

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  (Note to Readers: The following is an account of a real protest that just occurred. If Life in the Boomer Lane were running for the Republican presidential nomination, she would tell you that every single thing she wrote actually happened. ┬áIf she were Donald Trump, she would add that she witnessed it all herself […]