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An Ode To Poverty

Author: Derek Fletcher

Date: November 2014

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Oh Poverty! What a complex and mysterious thing you are.  You both liberate and oppress. 213 more words


Shooting of Michael Brown

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The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, 28, a white police officer. 423 more words

Human Health

The Working Poor in America

Right now, millions of Americans are struggling with hunger. This is something that is very prevalent in Dutchess County. Approximately 10% of the population in Dutchess County is living below the poverty level and many more are struggling to stay slightly above. 602 more words

Save poor Children in Asia Organization (SCAO) | Cambodia

The aim of S.C.A.O. is to improve the level of education which the public education system is able to provide. Their main focus lies on free English and computer course. 52 more words


Calgarian nominated for national citizen award

At an East Village studio, Wendy Lees teaches seniors living well below the poverty line and other marginalized residents how to find their creative voice with writing and visual art classes. 343 more words

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La Casa de Bernarda Alba

for oppressed women
suicide is the answer
to questioned love


Ferguson, Race Relations, & My Own Journey Towards Racial Equality

In light of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri & the various & sundry posts related to these events that I’ve read on Facebook in the past few days, I’ve decided to write what will certainly be one of my most difficult blog posts to date.  2,532 more words