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My Winnipeg: Racist city, poor health, and need for medical-legal clinics

On Thursday, January 22, MacLean’s published a report that stated with definitive judgment that Winnipeg is the most racist of cities in Canada. Specifically, it highlighted a soaring tally of murdered indigenous women and children; the death of Brian Sinclair, an indigenous man who was ignored for 34 hours in an emergency room; and, furthermore, an abundance of personal accounts of never-ending harassment and discrimination motivated by racism. 1,746 more words

Opinion

Evening Prayer 1.24.15, Ordination of Florence Li Tim-Oi, 1st Woman Anglican Priest, 1944

Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you.

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” … 1,907 more words

Christianity

Evening Prayer 24.1.15, Ordination of Florence Li Tim-Oi, 1st Woman Anglican Priest, 1944

Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you.

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” … 1,871 more words

Jesus Christ

Early Mexican-American History Through the Eyes of a Young Boy

Hello everyone!

We’re interrupting your regularly scheduled En la Clase to bring you a review of the remarkable book Poli: A Mexican Boy in Early Texas… 770 more words

Indigenous Peoples

I WILL NOT STAND IN THE WAY: Jamil Mahuad and the revolt of January the 21st

I WILL NOT STAND IN THE WAY

25th January 2000

By Gerard Coffey

The week of the 17th of January begins slowly. There is a sense of expectancy, but the signs are contradictory and it is hard to define the mood. 2,899 more words

Ecuador

POINT COUNTERPOINT* - Of democracy and constitutions and how the indigenous movement changed the nature of political power in Ecuador.

POINT COUNTERPOINT* :Of democracy and constitutions and how the Indigenous movement changed the nature of political power in Ecuador.

February 2000

by Gerard Coffey

On Friday the 21st of January of the year 2000, more than 500 years after the arrival of the Spanish in the “New” World, the Indigenous people of Ecuador held, if ever so briefly, the reins of power in its hands. 1,862 more words

Ecuador