On being neighborly (Who do I have to love and how much?) Part 7

In 1911 a Senator Dillingham reported to congress that “certain kinds of criminality are inherent in the Italian race” and that “the high rate of illiteracy among the new immigrants was due to inherent racial tendencies.” Once the railroad was finished, so was our country finished with the Chinese they’d conscripted and enslaved to finish …

Don’t come to my house!

(A fictional account of … Well, you decide what it accounts for.) After a hundred lifetimes of daily beatings, neglect, and hunger; Carlos and Maria, six and ten years old respectively, decided to flee for something better. Their mother had died giving birth to Carlos Jr. and the children were left to the inept care …

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