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reads on race...for middle grade and up

I’ve been accumulating a list of reads on race in America. It now looks long enough to last me about a decade, which is not a bad thing. 1,080 more words

Fiction

Are we afraid or are we fearless

Are we afraid or are we fearless

Are we afraid to admit that we’re Americans and with that comes not only all the good this country brings but the sins of our past, the blood of a uncounted indigenous people, the subjugation of the African American, the continued social injustice faced by people of color to this day. 175 more words

Today's Issues

America - Status: its complicated

You say it is disrespectful to our servicemen and women but you wouldn’t give up one football Sunday to volunteer at the VA hospital.

You say it is disrespectful to the flag but you turn a blind eye to the basic tenants the flag represents. 406 more words

Today's Issues

Five things to consider before participating in a protest

Seven years ago this month, I moved to the former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia. I didn’t expect to like it. It didn’t take long, however, before I was enthralled with the region’s history. 1,262 more words

Justice

We Have Reached a Tipping Point

I believe we have reached a tipping point in our nation’s current crisis. In eight months we have plunged into circumstances I would not have thought possible in our country at this point in history. 223 more words

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