I've been affected in a very hostile way by the events here; the news media seem to be more concerned about writing and showing news about the murdered children than about the effect on the family members and friends.
The ribbons began appearing months ago. Green, red, and black badges of solidarity are now everywhere in our neighborhood and in all black neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. The reason: Atlanta.
For a few days recently President Reagan's budget-cutting plan and the war in El Salvador were edged out of the headlines