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Cracking the Beatitudes - Hope, the virtue of those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Hope, the virtue of those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

One of the tragedies of our times of unparalleled material well-being is the near absence of causes or ideals that are capable of inspiring our passion. 404 more words

From ARISE 2 point oh Black History Everyday 24/7/365: Ruby Bridges

She is 60 years old and celebrated the 50th year reunion of her integrating the school in 2010.

The Norman Rockwell painting was entitled: “The Problem we all Live With”. 132 more words

Black History

Ruby Bridges, Barbara Henry, Mrs. Ackerman and Me

As we reach February’s  end in 2017 and the month we recognize Ruby Bridges for her life’s work as a civil rights leader and activist; we find an unsightly caricature of Ruby’s historic walk through a snarling angry crowd with new education secretary Betsy DeVos depicted as Ruby.   371 more words

Student Engagement, Literacy, Career Pathways, Graduation, Happy Futures

Learn Your History, Betsy Devos

Betsy DeVos and Ruby Bridges equivalency? It’s disgusting and racist to even suggest a similarity but the Trump administration being themselves again… My thoughts on it. 17 more words


The Problem We STILL Live With

Hello. It’s been a while. My life has been absolutely insane.

In January, I took a contract to write thirty 600-word articles for a VA loans company, and fortunately the friend I report to let me have some flexibility in my regular monthly article-writing deadline, but that meant that when February rolled around, I was already behind on my regular work for this month. 1,247 more words

Social Justice