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Susan Slotnick: The vegetable cure

Susan Slotnick: The vegetable cure

I hadn’t seen her in years. She and I are long-term white privileged, holistic health aficionados as proven by the organic vegetables over-flowing in our carts. Each of us could afford a $5 bunch of broccoli, although I put back the seven dollar eggplant on principle.   

Our new Town Board member Esi Lewis

Our new Town Board member Esi Lewis

It’s been eleven years since Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis died after courageous and lengthy battles against multiple bouts of cancer. During these many years since, her daughter, Esi Lewis, always refers to me as “my mother’s besty,” a title I love.