Tag Archives: oppression

The Song of Exodus

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with a racism that crushes my spirit. I look at a bird … Continue reading

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Am I in 1930s Mississippi?

I wish I could say this article “Jury Duty in Seattle: Am I in 1930s Mississippi?” surprised me entirely. Perhaps my perspective may have been changed if I too knew the title of the 11-minute video jurors watched, so that … Continue reading

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Truth Is…

Black people are raised to acknowledge that every system they encounter is stacked against them, “You have to try twice as hard to get half as far,” “they are all waiting for you to fail,” and “you don’t get second … Continue reading

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Community

I wonder if the young people were actively engaged in all aspects of society and thoughts of themselves as community leaders, problem solvers, role models, mentors and key stake holders how would the world change- Jennifer corrjero – takeitglobal.org Positively … Continue reading

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Conundrum

Affordable housing is very important to us. We are landlords of three very nice small apartments on Capitol Hill. Our rents are purposely below market. We recently paid our property taxes for this year, and they nearly doubled. Question : How … Continue reading

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