Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Renovating IN Gary, IN /
WHAT'S DRIVING THE AMERICAN HOUSING SHORTAGE
My Gary contractor often laments that the problem is exacerbated by the labor shortage and even more so by the lack of skilled workers for him to hire and to follow his path when he retires. My DC contractor says the same.
Basil Watson's National Windrush Monument – London
Basil Watson, sculptor of the National Windrush Monument, is under consideration for The Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture. The sculpture marks the 75th anniversary of the first vessel bringing hundreds of West Indians, who became known as the Windrush Generation, to the UK. Read how the British monument beckons historically to the Monument to the Great Northern Migration in Bronzeville, Chicago.
Sebastián Lemba (II of II)
Willie C. Cordy, Jr. and Carlos Walker did separate renditions of Lemba. The two renditions give us a chance to contemplate how the different images affect our thinking about him and other people. At the end of this article, see "How Did the Different Images of Sebastián Lemba Affect What You Think About Him?"
We have a new POH Podcast, Marvin Tupper Jones: Documenting the World and Now His Home Village. Just click and listen to the podcast. Also online is Let's Talk about Diaspora Politics with Port of Harlem subscriber Victor Bennett in Copenhagen, Sun, Nov 5, 12p. Also from Europe, Black International Cinema Berlin is happening now. Public Obscenities in now in DC at Woolly Mammoth Theater.
A carryover concern from the last issue is readers' interest in the Israeli - Palestinian conflict. Interest in our new series: Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are: Renovating IN Gary, IN dipped a bit, but remained strong. A list of the upcoming articles in the series is at the end of each article as well as links to previously published articles.