Tag Archives: Memoir

Michael James :
Heartland takes root with new workers & friends, arson on my birthday, and a rising, 1976-’79

My partners and I began to learn the ins and outs and challenges of running our business as we pioneered our community-oriented, left-leaning business model. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | July 30, 2014 [In this series, Michael … finish reading Michael James :
Heartland takes root with new workers & friends, arson on my birthday, and a rising, 1976-’79

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Michael James :
Gifts from the Great Spirit, tripping in NOLA, leaping forward & following a rainbow, 1975-’77

As the rain poured down and we cradled ourselves in the palm of a giant southern oak, Katy and I shook hands and committed to giving this restaurant thing a try. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | June … finish reading Michael James :
Gifts from the Great Spirit, tripping in NOLA, leaping forward & following a rainbow, 1975-’77

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James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

How U.S. Customs helped me smuggle marijuana into the USA. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | May 24, 2014 “The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.” — L.P. Hartley When I first discovered Mexico … finish reading James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

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Michael James :
Broken bones, Castle in the Sky, on the res, and meeting Katy Hogan, 1975-’76

Once, in an altered state, Duane and I climbed a fire tower in the night and looked over many square miles of pine trees under the stars. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
Broken bones, Castle in the Sky, on the res, and meeting Katy Hogan, 1975-’76

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Michael James :
To love we must fight: Serving the people mind, body, and soul, 1969-’76

Through Rising Up Angry, our message, influence, and notoriety ricocheted from kid to kid in neighborhoods across the city and beyond. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | April 23, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
To love we must fight: Serving the people mind, body, and soul, 1969-’76

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Leslie Cunningham :
Fifty years ago and counting

For a white kid graduating from high school in 1963 and already involved in civil rights, seeing Dr. King at the Washington Monument highlighted a momentous year. By Leslie Cunningham | The Rag Blog | April 3, 2014 “We missed … finish reading Leslie Cunningham :
Fifty years ago and counting

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Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

The summers of 1967 and ’68 were hot — real hot — and we were in the ‘guts of the ogre.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | March 3, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

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Michael James :
In and out of Uptown, the ‘Appaloosa Mother,’ and meeting Dr. King, 1967

Sonny gave me this advice: ‘Just make sure you’re not hanging out in these same bars 20 years from now.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | February 12, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images from … finish reading Michael James :
In and out of Uptown, the ‘Appaloosa Mother,’ and meeting Dr. King, 1967

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Alan Wieder :
Bill Ayers’ ‘Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident’

In his ongoing journey, and with his new memoir, ‘Public Enemy,’ Bill Ayers continues to bring the radical ‘spark’ forward. By Alan Wieder | The Rag Blog | January 7, 2014 Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn will speak at “Underground … finish reading Alan Wieder :
Bill Ayers’ ‘Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident’

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Michael James :
Like a Bruegel Painting, 1966

The JOIN Community Union was our effort in Uptown, Chicago, to build solidarity and create an organized force for change, especially among poor people of Southern origin. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2014 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
Like a Bruegel Painting, 1966

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Michael James : Back to Uptown, 1965-1966

Two men, Uptown Chicago, 1966. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Back to Uptown: Bye-bye California, Chicago here I come, 1965-1966 I was glad to … finish reading Michael James : Back to Uptown, 1965-1966

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Michael James : Going Off Campus, 1965

Sam and Theophilius at sunset in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Going off campus: Idaho, Wyoming, and Connecticut, 1965 I proceeded … finish reading Michael James : Going Off Campus, 1965

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