… is very long, lndeed. “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution.” Speech given at the National Cathedral, March 31, 1968. The blurry byline on the copy of “A Singing Heard in Selma’s Mud” …

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NOTE TO READERS: THIS POST IS FROM FIRE SEASON 2021. With Beatty’s Cabin unfortunately in the news — threatened this June 2021 by the Rincon Fire on the east side of the Pecos Wilderness — I went to the bookshelf for my prized first edition of this Pecos classic. Here is a fine (linked) profile …

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I’m finding it tough near the end of 2020 to say happy holidays with nearly 327,000 Americans dead from coronavirus, nearly 2 million dead worldwide, people separated from their families, nurses and doctors overwhelmed and exhausted in their hospitals, photos of cars lined up for food giveaways in L.A. and other American cities and U.S. …

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Conversations with friends about the destruction of the Santa Fe Plaza obelisk this week sent me to the Newspapers.com archives of the Santa Fe New Mexican, where I started working the year the word “savage” was chiseled away. I found the original story from Aug. 8, 1974. I found that it was below-the-fold news on …

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