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Astir (adj): 1. in a state of excitement 2. awake and out of bed.

Angels with attitude.

One of my favorite stories in the Gospels is the part of the resurrection of Jesus, when the women who have come to prepare his body for burial are confronted by a snarky angel. 250 more words

Racial Diversity in San Francisco during the 1800s

San Francisco was one of the most racially diverse areas in the country during the mid 1800s. The Gold Rush which occurred during this period attracted people from all over the country and even the world. 339 more words

Gold Rush

Take a Seat -- Colleen - 4/3/2015

“Take a Seat”

3 April 2015

Elaina’s letter about our near-death experience in South Carolina and the two selfless people who came to our aid reminds me of a smaller—but no less significant—incident that occurred as I headed home from the conference. 646 more words



Board Members of Bridge of Hope Resource Center, meet with local Pastors to discuss the ongoing problems with drugs, immigration, violence, the family, and racial tension. 823 more words


Crying Again, But Don't Look

For several years now there has been any degree of cultural tension in my beloved hometown. Every six months or so, it seems, there is an incident that picks at the scab of the inherent and underlying racism with a religious chaser we see in a not insignificant portion of our area. 1,119 more words

Social Commentary

The History of the Watts Riots

In order to understand gangs, we have to understand history and how it plays into the racial issues of today.  In class we’ve been talking about riots that took in place in L.A. 245 more words