Posts Tagged ‘racism’

What I Want White Allies to Know Heading Into Thanksgiving

– Harry Hawkins –   As we approach Thanksgiving, I can’t help but think of family and what this time of year means to me. It’s a time to gather with friends and family, share some fantastic food and laughs. Since moving to Wisconsin five years ago, it took on another meaning as well. As…

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Groans and Birthpains

  3 years ago Michael Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Mo. 3 years ago we witnessed the divide of a nation, the exasperation of a people. Is today different? Have we learned anything from the past 3 years? I recently read an excerpt from Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings” and…

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