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  1. So this week there were a dozen or so 50th year commemorative marches across the


    And well it should be remembered.


    What should not happen, thank you very much Lawrence O'Donnell (& a host of others)
    is a name change of the bridge. 


    In my not humble opinion, what should happen is that it never be forgotten that Edmond Pettus was a
    Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan
    who served in the Senate...


    from 1897 until his death in 1907

    Let's stop kidding ourselves America. Terrifying racism is woven through every stripe in Old Glory.  


    We need to stop denying our history of enslavement.

    I say we better recognize!

    Embrace - Don't Try To Erase!

    Racism is a basic part of our founding culture. Racism echoes in a systemic, institutionalized, sociological and psychological way, in every aspect of our lives.

    Changing the name of this historic bridge can not go far enough.

    Rhonda Hansome is a writer, actress/director & teaching artist, who does stand-up comedy. She can be seen regularly Broadway Comedy Club, on Mon. March 16th with TV pundit Nancy Giles at Dixon Place in The Mosquito & in April at The Westchester Comedy Festival.



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