Four Decades Later, Teenaged Killer is Paroled, and Deported

The day this article appeared the last letter of my decade  long prison correspondence with Dempsey Hawkins, with the few dollars I could spare towards his first days of freedom, was returned to me: addressee no longer here.  After 39 years my pal is no longer penned. Crime Scene By MICHAEL WILSON JAN. 29, 2017 […]

Journal. December 4th, 2014. Emergency Room. New York Presbyterian.

What started out a charmed day followed a charmed evening.  Wintery grey December dawned on the dark and dreary side of New York City on the 2nd, Tuesday I went to see the exhibition of Leonard Lauder’s primo collection of early Picasso, Braque, Gris & Leger at the Met before meeting with himself to discuss […]

“I would like to know if you think maybe you are a racist too. You seem to be. “

I know better than to lower myself to replying to internets slander but just this once I’ll make an exception. An Enquiring Mind posits: “I would like to know if you think maybe you are a racist too. You seem to be. Perhaps not everyone is interested in black culture as you are. In addition, […]