Holding Hands

e & dad: b & w

My father and I in 1962/1963.

There are so many ways to connect current events – the present – to a personal past to highlight it’s meaning.

An example from my own life: 

What does inauguration day and Martin Luther King’s birthday have to do with a memory of me holding hands with my father and at a civil rights rally forty years ago? I reflected on the connection between two of these events last year for WBEZ. 

You can listen to it  here.