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Reflections on Behavior

Unless we progress, we regress – Dwight D. Eisenhower “You’ve got to have something to eat, and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body’s sermon on how to behave.” – Billy Holiday ‘Being … Continue reading

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Activism

Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought! Strike against manufacturing shrapnel and gas bombs and all other tools of murder! Strike against preparedness that means death and misery to millions of human beings! Be not dumb, … Continue reading

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Aspiring Poets

Your poetry collection, The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, comes out in December. Is there any advice you’d give to aspiring poets, in terms of the creative process? Great readers make great writers. Read as much as you can, both to … Continue reading

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Advocating

If I’m not on the inside nobody wants to fight, if nobody in there to push the agenda then how do you get the change on the outside…In times like these, it can sometimes be hard to find a purpose, … Continue reading

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Black Perspective

For the first time in my teaching career, my students could be my children. They are watching and becoming in a world where white power is daintily called “white privilege,” where engineered racial humiliation at work or school is called … Continue reading

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