Called the “People’s Pastor” for his long activist career, Herbert Daughtry in 1953 was convicted of armed robbery and assault charges. In prison, he had a religious conversion to Pentecostalism which led him to become a pastor in Brooklyn, New York. In 1980 Daughtry helped establish the National Black United Front, which helped organize the national campaign for reparations and has worked alongside the [...]
When my mother immigrated to America from Ireland in 1959, the first thing she learned about was Baseball. Her stipend from nursing school was small, so once she had climbed to her perch in the nose-bleeds, she was not only in “Baseball- Heaven” emotionally, but darn close physically.
In 1974, then living in San Jose, California, [...]
Mature cinema-goers may recall Jane Fonda playing a prostitute by the name of Bree Daniels in the 1971 film Klute. Today, however, the active grandma is enjoying her new role as a sex education activist – and educator, without police sirens in the background. Fonda, you see, is on a mission to promote sexual maturity. [...]
Obama Throws The Opening Day First Pitch, Cannot Name One Player From His Favorite Baseball Team – Who Is This Man?
In 1954 the New York Giants swept the World Series from the vaunted Cleveland Indians in four games. By that time I had fallen in love with the game of baseball – then the National Pastime. I was seven years old. Willie Mays made a spectacular, over-the-shoulder catch of a ball hit by Indians first [...]