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Table of Contents
May 30, 2002, Vol. 9, No. 12
- Babysitters’ Club,
- Tenters Unite
- Ads for Panhandlers
Note: Page 8 is followed by Page 13. The Mockingbird Times was inserted in-between.
Table of Contents:
Afflicted. Brother Void on the agony of being connected to everything in the universe. Interview with Andrew Boyd by Timothy Harris, Pages 1, 15
- Picture: Brother Void
- Photo courtesy of Andrew Boyd
Mailbag, Pages 2, 16
- Solution in the sticks by Billy King | Seattle
- Say goodbye to the trees by Laura Schaack
- A lesson in humility by Mike Sullivan
Opinion: Bagged. The Tacoma Public Library’s Ban is de facto discrimination. By Wes Browning, Page 3
News You Can Use! Close to Home, Pages 4, 5
| Tenants up, Artis down
- North American digest May 24, 2002. News from around the U.S. and Canada, provided by the Street News Service by Kennedy Leavens, Molly Rhodes
- Artis: Recovering by Adam Holdorf
- Discrimination: a little light by Adam Holdorf
- Picture: Fifteen King County Churches and the local branch of the NAACP used Memorial Day to commemorate Robert Lee Thomas, Sr., with a five-mile motorcade to the site of his death at the hands of an off-duty King County Sheriff’s deputy. Alton McDonald, Alfoster Garret, Rev. Carl Mack, and Kelly Coleman carried a flower wreath along the route to the place he was shot. The NAACP estimates that 250 people attended the service.
- Photo by Casey Kelbaugh
Grenade Scare for Long-Time Vendor: Ed McLain reflects. By Kennedy Leavens, Page 5
- Picture: Ed McLain sells Real Change outside the University District Safeway on Memorial Day weekend. At the same spot two weeks earlier, a man thrust a grenade in McLain’s face.
- Photo by Casey Kelbaugh
Adventures in Poetry: Deep found poetry with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 6
Poetry, Pages 6, 7
- Poem by Carole G. Anderson
- ill fortune by Stan Burriss
- Another Brilliant Idea by Marion Sue Fischer
- Oasis: Morro Palms Mobile Lodge by Marion Sue Fischer
- Countdown to Show Business by Mac Crary
Not Just Babysitters: FFN Care helps caregivers and parents provide more for their kids. By Betsy Power, Pages 8, 13
| A new child care training program. Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care
- Picture: In a hectic game of redlight greenlight at the playground at the Shoreline Center for Human Services, Conner Anderson, Eric Chen, and Ericka Mendez charge ahead.
- Picture: Eric Chen can’t get enough of a parfait-making activity designed to educate children, parents, and caregivers.
- Picture: Ericka Mendez, in the dark shirt, and her caregiver, Marivel Olivera, on the left side of the circle, learn how to make the most of their time together.
- Photos by Jackie Renn
West Coast Refugees: A report on the Santa Cruz “Right to Sleep” conference. By Michele Marchand, Page 14
| Getting together for the “Right to Sleep.”
The Homeless Ethicist. By Rafael Santana, Page 16|
| Quote by Robert Sylvester. “Losing control can be an art. It may keep someone off death row.”
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 17
Looking for a Cure. Women and Madness by Phyllis Chester, Ph.D. Review by Anitra Freeman, Page 18
Classics Corner: Necrosis of the soul. By Perfess'r Harris (Timothy Harris), Page 18
Calendar. Compiled by Sandra Enger, Page 19
Citizens Participation Project. ACT NOW! Page 20
Protect Medicaid for Those Most in Need
- Issue: The state hopes to convince the federal government to require patient co-payments and premiums for Medicaid coverage, and possibly limit the number of people who can enroll in some low-income health care program.
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