An interfaith gathering of healing and solidarity

The Islamic Association of Greater Hartford (known more colloquially as the Berlin Mosque) at 2:30 p.m. this Friday. Faith leaders will join to oppose the hate and stereotyping of Muslims, immigrants, Hispanics, African Americans, and the LGBTQ community of the recent bruising election. The community will also collect non-perishable food items for the poor and …

Have you read “The Warmth of Other Suns?”

That wonderful book (full name: “The Warm of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration) by Isabel Wilkerson┬ácharted the movement of Southern African Americans to economic opportunities in the north, in Detroit, in Chicago, and yes, in Hartford (particularly to the Frog Hollow section, the subject of a book-I’m-finishing). This says that gun …