Weren’t We All Immigrants, Once?

One of the best scenes in Blazing Saddles is when the railroad workers negotiate with Rock Ridge to help build the “false front” town that will fool Hedley Lamarr’s evil army. The racially mixed workers want to be repaid with land in town, and at first the townspeople object to including various ethnic groups. Eventually […]


A DREAM Deferred

“..The people passing these laws had no heart: how could they leave so many kids without parents and destroy so many lives?” – Joaquin Luna