chapter  12
"ITALIANS AGAINST RACISM"
The Murder of Yusuf Hawkins (R. I. P.) and My March on Bensonhurst
WithJOSEPH SCIORRA
Pages 19

The city, however, does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows, the banisters of the steps, the antennae of the lightening rods, the poles of the flags, every segment marked in turn with scratches, indentations, scrolls.