On King Day, reminders that problems of racism persist
It’s Martin Luther King Day and I can’t help but think of a phone call I received a few weeks ago from a kindly older lady.
I hear from a lot of kindly older ladies, and I usually enjoy our conversations. This conversation started out innocently enough. The reader wanted to talk about a column I’d written on the old Garfinckel’s department store, on how Julius Garfinckel had spelled his name, on whether J. Edgar Hoover had shopped there. She had memories of old Washington that she wanted to share, and I was happy to hear them, especially since I could absentmindedly scroll through my e-mail... read more
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