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Table of Contents
May 1, 1998, Vol. 5, No. 5
- Jonathan Kozol
- Fear on the Street
- Street Lawyer
- Bedless Bards
Cover Image: Sergio Gonzalez, Street Life Gallery
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Mailbag: Page 3, 22
- Jonathan Bartholomew | Seattle
- Keith Gormézano
- Charles Berry | Seattle
Vendor of the Month: Darrell Douglas, Page 3
Opinion: Have a Bleeding Heart: Parks Exclusion Ordinance No Solution to Poverty by John Fox, Page 5
Burial Weather: Homeless Women Fear for Lives by Michele Marchand, Pages 6, 7, 21
- Picture: Lavizzo Park, 22nd & S. Washington (re-enactment). Crystal, a young African-American woman was found dead here in January this year (1998).
- Picture: Poplar Place, behind building by retaining wall of I-90. The skeletal remains of Toinett Jones, 33, was found under a blanket where the sheet is in this photo in February of this year. Picture: Stairwell of an apartment building near Airport Way. Olivia Smith was found dead here in January of this year, stabbed.
- Picture: Near I-90 & I-5. Denise Marie Harris, 40, was found last September, strangled.
- Photos by Stacey Jones
Bedless Bards: StreetWrites Chapbook Tells it True by Mary Park, Pages, 8, 9, 16
- Picture: StreetWrites presents the usual suspects: Stan Burris, Anitra Freeman, Wes Browning, Ruth Fox and Storm.
- Haiku by Barbara Moseley
- By Lonnie Nelson from "Without Blues"
- By Elizabeth Romero from "Being Poor"
- By Ruth A. Fox from "Rich Folks Just Don't Get It"
- By Catherine Gainey from "My Hands Have Changed"
- By c. earl nelson from "Song for the Blue Chair at the End of the Boardwalk"
Interview: Amazing Grace. Jonathan Kozol Keeps Hope Alive by Jean Tarbox, Page 10, 11, 22, 23
- Picture: Jonathan Kozol and friend
The Bus Stops Here: A New Approach to a Tough Neighborhood by Fahed Al-Sumait, Pages 12, 13
| Quote by Bill Hobson, Director, Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC)
- Picture: 500 block of Third Ave, Seattle
- Photo by Tawney Young
Book Review: Street Lawyer. The Most Popular Book We'll Ever Review. Book: The Street Lawyer by John Grisham. Review by Anitra L. Freeman. Page 14
Michele's Mom's Review of John Grisham's The Street Lawyer by Ione Marchand, Page 15
Local News Briefs, Pages 17, 24
- Cathy Gustafson Burial Donations
- Father Bill Bichsel Convicted in School of Americas Trial
- City Amends Priorities to the Good
- Mother's Day Brunches
- Baby Boutique takes new space in Belltown
- Operation Nightwatch Evicted
- "Jungle" again under siege from the city
- Huerta rallies for UFW [RE: Delores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO]
- Picture: Delores Huerta at rally
- Photo by John Mostrom
New on the Net, Pages 18, 19
- Feds Just Say No [to federal funds for needle exchanges]
- Gang Activity on Rise
- Deadly Jobs for Poor [RE: Letting homeless remove asbestos, U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno]
- Housing Cuts Rent Assistance
- Black Youth Suicide Surges
- Labor Scholar Sued for Libel [RE: Kate Bronfenbrenner, Beverly Enterprises, Inc.]
- Reno: Treatment, Not Jails [RE: Janet Reno, HHS Secretary Shalala
Adventures in Poetry: Poetry in Motion with © Dr. Wes Browning, Page 20
Poetry, Page 25, 26, 27
- White Socks and Lighters
Paraguay by Gene Bellm
- Glean by Stan Burriss
- Rain by Carol Leno, vendor 1769
- My Life by Marion Sue Fischer
- 2211 Second Avenue 5:53 A.M. by Earle Thompson
- #1105: Now, A Year Later... by Koon Woon
- Tottlers by E.O. Anthony
Anacrostic, Page 28 [Answer: “I hate as I hate hell’s own gate that weakness that makes a poor man into a flatterer.” The Odyssey]
Calendar, Pages 29, 30, 31
Citizens Participation Project: CPP Scorecard: 6 Month Review of Citizen Activism, Page 32