Black and Blue

Black and Blue

I’ve spent decades wondering if my experience as an upper-middle-class white 6th grade kid bussed across town to a mostly black school did any good.

It did, but not enough. And there still hasn’t enough change to justify anyone saying “look at the progress we’ve made.” Yet every step towards justice is a good one, however small it may be.
Black and Blue is written by Robert Tully and performed by him with Sam Garza and Melinda Messenger-Stout. Black Lives Matter. Continue reading Black and Blue

RIP Dick Dale

RIP Dick Dale

While in college I had a photo assignment for the school newspaper to get on board the Sea Shepard ship. Yes, that very ship. It was in San Pedro for the day and we had been welcomed aboard. I shot the skipper and institution’s driving force, Paul Watson. Also muralist Wyland, James Garner and Dick Dale, all of whom were hanging out. Continue reading RIP Dick Dale