Monday, July 10, 2017

Huge March in Support of the Equal Rights Amendment

On July 9, 1978 , Washington, DC was the site of a massive march in support of the Equal Rights Amendment.  This amendment to the constitution stated:

“Section 1: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.

“Section 2: The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

“Section 3: This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.”

https://feminist.org/blog/index.php/2014/07/09/july-9-1978-feminists-make-history-with-biggest-ever-march-for-the-equal-rights-amendment/

Friday, June 2, 2017

United Under the Sign of the (Record) Groove

Vinyl Freak: Letters to a Dying Medium is not a book for everyone. However, if you have ever had an obsession with collecting certain items, you may find it interesting. This is certainly the case if you “collect” music in any physical format and even truer if you collect (or did so at some point in your life) long-playing records (LPs). Although I am not the record collector I could have been if I had never had children, I have always enjoyed spending hours in record stores, especially those that sell used materials. This book is an inexpensive way to do exactly that.

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/02/united-under-the-sign-of-the-record-groove-2/

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

War Is Over 1975

May 11, 1975  War is Over concert in Central Park, NYC.  Saigon was liberated days before....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqrkPP_g8Xs

I write about another celebration in College Park, MD...in my book Daydream Sunset...