Time for Change
I think Lexington needs to develop to this level of sophistication before it can unite and bring about the changes necessary to revitalize downtown. Ethnic awareness and respect is vital to a thriving, inclusive community. Having Frank X on board can help put ACE at the vanguard of implementation of social changes needed. [Horse’s Mouth, Jan 2.]
To quote Alex Shoumatoff, describing environmental racism in 1991, “Albuquerque is probably the most ethnically aware place in the Southwest and indeed the world, where the understanding of social injustice is most sophisticated, and refined.”
Editor’s note: Frank X Walker’s monthly column in Ace will debut in next week’s issue, on stands Thursday January 16, 2003.