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Our Next Good Read. . .The Jumbies

Join us on Monday, August 21st at Tractor Brewing (1800 4th St NW) from 5:00-7:00 pm to discuss our next book.  We are reading The Jumbies… 286 more words

Young Adult Literature

The Clinton-Silsby Trafficking Scandal And How The Media Covered It Up

By: William Craddick
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Contrary to reports in the media, the crowd sourced investigation labeled by some as “Pizzagate” did not begin with internet sleuths digging through the Wikileaks Podesta Files releases looking for pizza parlors and encoded language discussing human trafficking. 1,190 more words

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Edwidge Danticat writes into the unknown in 'The Art of Death'

Leah Mirakhor (Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2017) shares a deeply moving and sensitive review of Edwidge Danticat’s The Art of Death. Here are excerpts from “ 545 more words

Literature

Haiti with A Wedding in Haiti

“Even if in the end we’re going to be royally taken, I’d still rather put my check mark on the side of light. Otherwise, all the way to being proved right, I’d have turned into the kind of cynic who has opted for a smaller version of her life.”–Julia Alvarez, A Wedding in Haiti… 266 more words

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The struggle is real...

Ephesians 6:12 -“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”

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Boston Come Through: July 17-23

July 17

Social Justice Mondays w/ Community Works & Hawthorne Youth
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We hope you join us on as we host both Community Works and Hawthorne Youth Community Center for our next installment of Social Justice Mondays! 1,353 more words

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