In the late 1980s, Brian Flagg began a new Christmas tradition that lasted for 14 years. He camped out with homeless protesters at the Tucson (Ariz.) Federal Building. Complementing the nativity scene on display there, the protesters posted a sign that read “Still no room at the inn.
Flagg, who has directed Tucson’s Casa Maria homeless center for the past 22 years, was taking part in a historical trend: the steady increase in the number of homeless protests over the course of the 1980s....
Want more? Sorry, the full text of this article is only available to subscribers. Subscribe now.
Already a subscriber? Please log in by entering your email address and password into the red login box at the top-right corner of this page.
Need to register for your premium online access, which is included with your paid subscription? Register here.