Social Media Buzz on December 17, 1773

Social Media Buzz on December 17, 1773

Across social media… “OMG. They threw TEA IN THE WATER. SO DISRESPECTFUL!!!!”   “This is so offensive to those who gave their lives to settle this land.”   “It’s so violent. Typical colonists. ”   “I agree with what they’re saying, but I wish they had chosen a different way to say it.”   “Don’t… [more]

Brooklyn–Movie Review

Brooklyn–Movie Review

My great-grandmother Stefanida Lisien (or Lizen, according immigration records) arrived at Ellis Island from Russian in 1914 at the age of 23. She came on her own, on a ship called the Czar, with her two young sons. I think of that often, of the strength that it takes to leave everything familiar behind and… [more]