Anti-Immigrant Hysteria: Then and Now

The black-and-white photo below pictures a moment in theĀ  round-up of immigrants in America 100 years ago. The suspicious ‘outsiders’ are white-skinned people from southern and eastern Europe — Italians, Jews, Poles, Russians, Greeks, Serbs, Ukrainians, Lithuanians. The mass round-up … Continue reading →

Robert Knox’s First Poetry Book Due in March

My first collection of poems, “Gardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty” is scheduled for release in March. These are poems about plants, gardening, flowers, nature, talking to trees, getting stared at by a hummingbird. Seasons change and so do … Continue reading →