The Octogenarians

February is Black History Month, a short while ago we celebrated Martin Luther King Day,A shorter while ago there was the anniversary of the Schwerner,Goodman,Chaney killings of 50 years ago with the posthumous award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama.A few days ago the 2013 awardee Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs died.(A great player who followed Jackie Robinson into the National League.)He was an outstanding player for the Kansas City Monarchs of the old Negro Baseball League and remembered following the counsel and example of number 42.On the down side we have the arrest for murder of Suggie Knight    and the drug abuse coma of Whitney Huston’s daughter. We also have the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz,the sale of the notes of Turing and the anniversary of his suicide. We have the visit of the Israeli Prime Minister to garner support for harsh action…

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