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Waitangi Day

In New Zealand February 6 marks Waitangi Day. Waitangi Day signifies the day back in 1840 where about 500 Maori Chiefs signed an agreement with the British Crown that allowed the British to declare sovereignty over New Zealand. 717 more words

New Zealand

The Bus Fight

Summer 2014.

White man on a bus.
Black youth—my age—as well.

Words, words of hate.
“N*****,” they both called each other.

I’d never seen anything like it; 217 more words

Race And Reconciliation

Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Indicted For Lying In Police Report

If he lied in the report, he’s lied about everything else!

A grand jury indicted Brian Encinia today on perjury for the conduct related to the contentious traffic stop of Sandra Bland. 97 more words

Conversations Of A SISTAH

Expected in 2016

What Do We Expect in 2016?

So, the next year is going to be a hard one. We can expect several things to happen. Sadly, they’ll not be things for the better. 356 more words


Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Published: 1990

Genre: middle grade fiction

Length: 184 pages

Setting: Pennsylvania, recent past (maybe the ’60s or ’70s)

Interest: It was recommended somewhere as a good read aloud. 356 more words

Book Review

If Kangaroos Can

Your Daily Lift:

If Kangaroos Can by Sancy Nason

Click on the link to hear a 90 second talk by Sancy Nason, entitled:  If Kangaroos Can… 63 more words

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