Audiobook of "Redlined" now out starting at $6.99 at select retailers.
For Martin Luther King Day I want to celebrate the brilliance of his metaphor, the meaning of his words directly on my family's experience, and the music that powerfully fueled the Civil Rights Movement
Paul Gartz, my brother, was a scientist, engineer educator, international lecturer and System of Systems engineer. He died October 28th, at age 76 at home in Seattle. 1946-2022
My gift to Chicago's Newberry Library will keep giving to researchers and anyone interested in Chicago history for generations to come.
The looting last week of stores on West Madison was déjà vu for me. I remember the looting and arson after Dr. King’s murder in 1968. In the past 52 years, the city has ignored and disinvested in East and West Garfield. The federal policy of redlining destroyed African American prospects for wealth. I remember and compare 1968 to now and the absolute need to invest in the neediest communities of our city.