Blast from the past: Village Voice

January 12, 2011

Today’s selection from the archives of the Village Voice covers an anti-war demonstration in November 1971:

Why are you marching? I ask the only three blacks who had showed up at the assembly point for blacks, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Asian-Americans. Why? I ask the head of an eight-man Chinese dragon formed of billowing Vietcong flags. Why? I ask old veterans of the Lincoln Brigade and young founders of the Attica Brigade. Why are you here in the Sheep Meadow on Saturday afternoon?

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