Writing a blog article on an airplane using a device without a proper keyboard… well, there’s always spell check when I get to an actual computer, not to mention access to some actual statistics. 824 more words
Tags » Social Progress
The following excerpts on racism, riots and social progress are from Martin Luther King Jr’s “The Other America” speech at Stanford in 1967.
He spoke then on social tensions stemming from great inequalities, but could be speaking today. 249 more words
I’ve been thinking about the process by which political and social changes occur. For the ones I immediately thought of (expansion of suffrage, racial segregation, LGBTQ rights and acceptance, among others), the most significant motor seems to be people’s biases and beliefs. 959 more words
There’s an irony between elders within revolution and our elders seem to have not yet realized this.
Some of my best blessings on this earth are my “barrio abuelas”. 3,722 more words