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Taking a Stand

On Friday April 30, 2010, the YWCA launched it’s  third annual nation wide “Stand Against Racism” event. The message was a reminder that racism (defined as predjudice plus power) still exits in our communities and in the society at large.  … Continue reading

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Turtle Island: Let The Healing Begin

United States Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) read a congressional resoulution on Wednesday, May 19th, apologizing for “ill conceived policies” and acts of violence against American Indians.  On December 19th of 2009 President Obama signed an apology into law but no … Continue reading

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Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child?

The title of this column is taken from the book of Proverbs 13:24. The book of Proverbs has been credited to the authorship of King Solomon, but this is not unanimously accepted by all First (sometimes read as Old) Testament … Continue reading

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The Game of Life

Kudos to NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul Jabbar for proposing that the NBA should raise its minimum age for entry into the league to 21 years young! Jababar, now 63, had led the Los Angeles Lakers to (count them) … Continue reading

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“The Don’t Ask , Don’t Tell Bill”

The initiative to lift the ban on gays serving openly in the military has survived another skirmish in the House and will now move on to the Senate. Now the real battle begins. I must admit that I really don’t … Continue reading

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Signs (and Symbols) Of The Times

We live in a time where a by the name of Tiger Woods, who identifies as multiracial is the dominant player in a sport which has been traditionally dominated by white men. We live in a time where two sisters … Continue reading

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