HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES

Darren Redmond delivers another weekly book report.

HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES – JACOB RIIS “How the Other Half Lives,” written in 1880 by Jacob Riis, has set the standard regarding the woeful lives of those who lived in the downtown tenements of New York City in and around 1890. Referenced, greatly in the PBS special New York by Rick Burns associated… Continue reading HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES

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RIOTS: ONLY THE BEGINNING

Courtesy: Getty Images. Police forming a line during a public disturbance. This is happening now in real time across the nation.

RIOTS: ONLY THE BEGINNING Riots occur when two or three people congregate in a public meeting to display a protest to the existing governing body. Throughout history, riots have resulted from a myriad of causes. These barbaric acts were not ignored. In the past, they were swiftly quelled with violence in return. Now, matters are… Continue reading RIOTS: ONLY THE BEGINNING

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SAINT IGNATIUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

REDMOND'S REVIEWS are provided frequently at Universal Digest.

INTRODUCTION Saint Ignatius and his biography is the subject of this week’s choice of REDMOND’S REVIEW in, “The Autobiography of St. Ignatius. Darren Redmond is the Director for a non-profit organization in Fresno, California. He is a consummate family man. Darren works hard to help other families and youth who battle with many forms of… Continue reading SAINT IGNATIUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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MARTYRED ARMENIA REDMOND’S REVIEW

REDMOND'S REVIEW covers the historic revelations of a Muslim's accounts in "Martyred Armenia."

MARTYRED ARMENIA “Martyred Armenia” is the object of this week’s REDMOND’S REVIEW. This was written in 1916, by Faiz el – Ghusein, a Syrian-born Muslim who was a Turkish official at the time. He wrote of his first-hand accounts of the atrocities perpetrated upon the Armenian people. This is a short book in the public… Continue reading MARTYRED ARMENIA REDMOND’S REVIEW

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