Thursday, July 31, 2008
Looking at the Tompkins Square Park riots in black and white
As the week's issue of The Villager notes:
Just in time for the 20th anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park riots, East Village photographer Q. Sakamaki is releasing a book of his dramatic black-and-white images bringing that turbulent period in neighborhood history back to life.
[Photo by Q. Sakamaki]
Also in The Villager this week: An editorial asks for "die yuppie scum" protestors to lay off Red Square developer/Christodora House resident Michael Rosen.
Bobby Steele on Why "Die Yuppie Scum" must die: It’s hate speech
Previously on EV Grieve:
Looking back: Red Square and gentrification