By Bill Dores
Several hundred people took to the street on Fordham Road from Congressman Richie Torres’s office and marched to the U.S. military recruiting station on Grand Concourse on Oct. 24 in solidarity with Palestine.
The response from people on the sidewalks and in cars in New York’s poorest borough was overwhelmingly supportive. There wasn’t a single heckler or hostile remark. Meanwhile, Representative Torres was not in his office. He was away addressing a well-heeled crowd in the wealthy neighborhood of Riverdale.