Taking John Brown from coast to coast

April of 2015 was the first time that I went to both coasts in the same month. The beginning of the month was Spring Break, and a week in Los Angeles, Monterey, San Francisco, and points in between. We ended our trip in San Francisco, and that’s where this story picks up. City Lights BookstoreContinue reading “Taking John Brown from coast to coast”

A badass of historic proportions

I’ll be the first to admit that I love John Brown. And the reason for it is really quite simple. He lived in a time and a place where owning human beings as property was sanctioned by hundreds of years of tradition. It was a practice older than America itself, but John Brown still knewContinue reading “A badass of historic proportions”