June 24, 2021
Dear Between the Bars...
I pray all is well and
everyone is healthy and Covid-19 safe. As
for myself, I am well and Covid-19 free.
I received 2-doses of Moderna Apr and
May. As many have gotten vaccinated
Some have their choice.
I'm writing ot have this posted.
I'm wanting to talk about what is
in the news "CRT" I listen to AM-
Radio. Also NPR. We have 2-flat
screen TVs in the dayrooms, one
stays on ESPN, every now and then we
watch local news and at times world
news but as always, all day we're
on a in and out. We can go [illegible] to the
dayroom all around 7ish in the morning to
sit either at a table or on a bench
while we wear a mask.... we haven't yet
been allowed not to wear them.
Unless your in your cell... or the
I was born and raised in
the Southweast side of Houston.
You can Google [illegible] 10615 Atwell dr.
Its a light tan brick house. It has
changed the outside, but if you
scan the street, across from my
house is a elementary school me
myself attended up to the 2nd grade.
But my other 3 siblings Went there and
also to Johnston Junior is down off over
Brasswood and Willowbend is where you
can see Johnson. Also [illegible] I was place
at Edgar Allen Poe which is on Hazard
Street, I was then shipped to John
J. Pershing off of Stella Link. I am
sure both can be Googled too if
you the ones who do Google them
can print out page of each I
would love to post them. So those
who check out. B+B site. Can see
see back in the day was the 1960s...
It was early or mid-60's
I seen big buses segregating
black students... It actually
had written on the yellow school
buses "segregated" or segnation on
the bus... I was young, it was
1966 or 1967 I began 1st and 2nd grades
But it was in 2nd I lost it. Why
I can't say I was the youngest of
four OK, we still had B/W Tv's. So
I'm sitting on the den eating a bowl
of Cheerios and chopped banana. When I
seen JFK being shot... I told my mom
she got on the phone had the school
send my other three siblings home!
All of was going on them neaks,
had Vietnam even had a uncle go in
1965.. but (
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