Paul Gartz, my brother, was a scientist, engineer educator, international lecturer and System of Systems engineer, died October 28th, at age 76 at home in Seattle. 1946-2022
An adorable 1942 Valentine card from Mom to Dad. She sets just the right tone to show interest, but not scare him away. Then a 1911 Valentine from Grandpa to his love, Lisi, 5,000 miles away.
My gift to Chicago's Newberry Library will keep giving to researchers and anyone interested in Chicago history for generations to come.
Chauvin's conviction on three counts, two for murder and one for manslaughter, account for a 1 in 2000 chance that a police officer will be convicted. We must work and support truth-telling among police for African Americans to gain any real trust in policing.
I posted this essay last year on Martin Luther King Day. What I write about still stands today, but what a difference a year makes in our greater understanding of Black Lives Matter and the inequities wrought by the coronavirus.