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A Walk On A Bridge

On a gray November morning in 2016 I woke up in my Fort Greene atelier and looked out my window. Condos along Fulton Avenue blocked my view to the west. Thailand and my family lay on the other side of the world. I hadn’t seen my children for over a year. I missed them more […]

The Selma Of The North

I grew up in the 1960s on the South Shore of Boston. Only two African-Americans lived in my hometown. The Red Sox star pitcher Luis Tiant and the esteemed US Senator Edward Brooke. My neighborhood friends opened their hearts to reveal the incurable hatred in their souls. I never spoke to them again without saying […]

THE NAME IS FENWAY by Peter Nolan Smith

I was born in Boston. My childhood, teenage, and college years were spent within the confines of New England. My heart belonged to the Celtics and Red Sox and these sports allegiances have never been challenged by my decades of living in New York or anywhere else in the world. When the Red Sox came […]