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Poem: 'Lest We Forget'

Check out my reading of my poem here!

–Elishia

* Martin Luther King, Jr, man of faith

Today we celebrate the life of a great man of faith.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remains an inspiration, a model of how to face injustice and hatred.   284 more words

Race Matters

There is this bizarre phenomena that I run into now and again where someone will respond to criticism of modern racism by pointing out that in the early to mid 20th century, the Democratic party, particularly in the south, was unabashedly racist and for a while even aligned itself with the Klan.

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Culture

Commitment, Courage and Resistance: Making Real the Promises of Democracy

 

The Unitarian Society of Hartford invited me to be their pulpit guest this morning at their special service celebrating the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, which has fallen on a Sunday for the first time in many years. 2,700 more words

An Incredibly Hilarious Saga of A White Student Trying To Talk A Black Student Into Giving-up His Seat!

College can be a really awkward time, especially for black kids surrounded by white people with a lot of nerve. This one student tried to sit by a group of white kids and was in for a bit of white privilege rearing its ugly head.

News

About responsibility a.k.a the role of men in feminism/ the role of white folks in race discussions.

So yesterday my Feminist Club organised a discussion night about the role of men in feminism. Anyone who knows me, knows that I have some discomfort with this idea – for many reasons, some of them being – the way… 1,117 more words

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