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A Tide in the Affairs of Men

We’ve all heard some variation of these words: “Where were you when JFK was assassinated?”

Shortly after noon on November 22, 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. 442 more words



Welcome to Roger’s Take on Religion: An Inclusive Perspective

Let me first say how very proud I am of you.

Having grown up in a racist, segregated culture of another era, I firmly believed that in my lifetime equality would be achieved. 229 more words



Yesterday, I imagined my house on fire; I was able to save five things.

I changed the rules to save all of my houseplants, then chose two photographs, two laptops and a scanner, one book of poems and a big purse. 713 more words


Righteous Rebellion: A Peaceful Guide to Your Right to Fight

Have you ever hung out with a baby?

Perceived by many to be helpless bundles of wiggly sweetness….I bet you never considered the immense power they actually wield over the “oohers” and “aaahers”. 1,231 more words


Respect, Remember, Honour: Rosa Parks & Muhammad Ali

I was prompted to create the above after reading a couple of stories about the courage, honour and tenacity of Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali. 595 more words

An Immodest Thanks to a Modest Role Model

“At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was the masses of the people joined in.” 29 more words

Study Break

Freedom of LIsten

I have some views that many do not agree with and that’s cool. Some are around philosophy, some are about life and some about people or rights or freedoms or whatever hits me that day. 1,006 more words

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