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Vito Marcantonio Forum to Honor Melissa Mark-Viverito
And yet, there is a legacy. Melissa Mark-Viverito . Destroyed politically by his enemies,
shunted into historical anonymity by the same forces, Vito
Marcantonio's efforts resisted complete erasure. Concrete structures
and subtler traces of Marc's presence a...

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The Wilson-Pakula Act
Vito Marcantonio said the new law had
everything but his picture on it. That's because legislative text has no
pictures, otherwise it might have, with a target superimposed over Marc's face.  But the bill had names affixed to it
they were the names of Marca...

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Immigrant Stories
Anthony Tamburri Anthony Tamburri recently wrote “When We Were Were Muslims,” for “La Voce di New York,” hearkening back to a
time when Italians in America were declared enemy aliens.  President Trump's edict reminded
Tamburri, dean, John D. Calandra Italia...

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When It Was Still a Hill (John Fante's Downtown)
I wrote this piece over the summer for the new "Downtown Weekly," but they don't pay, so "highwayscribery" wins. It's a look at old Bunker Hill, now a cultural-corporate corridor, through the eyes of L.A.'s own John Fante. Travel writer Charles Keeler wrote...

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When It Was Still a Hill (John Fante's Downtown L.A.)
I wrote this piece for the newly minted "Downtown Weekly," but they don't pay so I'm taking it back and running it on my own brand. It's a look at the Bunker Hill neighborhood, now a cultural-corporate complex, through the eyes of famous Los Angeles scribe,...

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The city
had that hard concrete cold and your bones were like the icy sidewalk
under your shoes. Marc was smoking in the doorway to The Club. Manuel
Medina was chewing on his ear. "Albizu Campos is organizing a
rebellion. That's what I have heard. The Puert...

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"The Cornfield" : An Excerpt from "The Goodfather"
The
city had that hard concrete cold and your bones were like the icy
sidewalk under your shoes. Marc was smoking in the doorway to The
Club.     Manuel
Medina was chewing on his ear. "Albizu Campos is organizing a
rebellion. That's what I have heard. The P...

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Where's Marc?
Nick Taylor's “American Made: When FDR Put the Nation to Work,” runs 530 pages and boasts another 100 pages-worth of footnotes and index. But where's Marc? “American Made” is a rigorous effort, sympathetic to the cause, purposes and achievements of the Work...
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