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Taking Things For Granted, by Will Saunders

I was talking with a friend who grew up in the hood. Not the, as he called it, “the sensationalized hood” that you see on television or in movies. But the real serious, “get your butt beat for no reason” … Continue reading

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Two Trains Running – August Wilson

      I’m quite excited to be going to see the August Wilson play, Two Trains Running, a production at the Bethesda Roundhouse Theater.  It’s playing there from April 2nd thru May 4th.  Over the years, it has received … Continue reading

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Promise Zones: Repackaged New Deal?

Remember The New Deal from President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) in the mid to late 1930s? Probably most of you reading this weren’t around to personally remember it; I’m talking about you remembering it from history class. That was one … Continue reading

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