Testimony of our landscape Testimony of our landscape    |   By Richard Frishman
House and ambush site of state field secretary for the NAACP Medgar Evers (Jackson, Miss.). In 1963, he was gunned down in his driveway by a white supremacist.   All human landscapes are embedded with cultural meaning. And since we […]
March 10, 2021

The Original Sin The Original Sin    |   By Richard Frishman
A former ‘segregation wall,’  built to separate customers of color. Templin Saloon, Gonzales (TX).   Slavery is often referred to as America’s “original sin.” Its demons still haunt us in the form of segregated housing, education, health care, employment. Through […]
March 3, 2021

“We might get lost again” “We might get lost again”    |   By Richard Frishman
Former colored entrance to a theater, Kilgore (TX).   The six faded letters are all that remain, and few people notice them. I would never have seen them if a friend hadn’t pointed them out to me while we walked […]
February 24, 2021