The Happy Anniversary Column Some Folks Won’t Like


This column is written in the memory of Mr. Maurice Gumbs who passed away a few years ago. He was a friend, “big-brother”, mentor, and a harsh critic of mine (at times). Long before the advent of political blogging on the internet, Maurice had started publishing a local newspaper in Brooklyn: the objective being to inform the public about the political happenings within the Brooklyn community and the city at large. May he rest in peace.