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A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #11

“We must not rely too much upon ourselves, for grace and understanding are often lacking in us. We have but little inborn light, and this we quickly lose through negligence. 147 more words

Teaching

A Beginning of Sorts

The modern era ended with a slight breeze and a sun break between heavy Pacific Northwest rain.  “Life’s a Bitch” by Nas off of the seminal Hip-Hop album Illmatic was bumping in my speakers.   293 more words

Social Justice

When Hit Dogs Holler: White Privilege and the Denial Thereof

And here I am again writing about something which I had no real intention to write about but circumstance seemed to necessitate otherwise.

My original post this week wasn’t going to be about race. 922 more words

Culture

Justice for Sale

“I’m very much afraid of this ‘Foundation Complex.’ We’re getting praise from places that worry me,” is an utterance from Ella Baker (1963) that often accompanies discussions and writings on the problematics of the NPIC. 357 more words

I is for Issues

The issues that Interfaith Mission Service has taken on as their own in researching and writing the Daybreak in Alabama materials include Affordable Housing, Predatory Lending, Tax Reform,  Health Care Reform, Human Trafficking, Constitutional Reform, Food Security, Education Reform, Immigration, and the Death Penalty and Capital Punishment. 91 more words

Social Justice

A Jew and an Atheist Host a Seder

I know, I know. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, and a bad one at that. It’s not.

This past Monday evening, I had the honor of joining a good friend and his wife as they celebrated Pesach with their four year-old son. 632 more words

Social Justice