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The election of Barack Obama as the first African-American President, gave me hope that our Country was at last moving forward from centuries of racist thought and practice. By the fall of 2009, the President was rejecting suggestions that political opposition was couched in racist thinking. US News on September 16, 2009, reported that “President […]

Children ages eight to 18 spend more than seven hours a day with entertainment media, according to national survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation released last month. The consumption of entertainment media includes listening to music, playing video games, watching TV and social networking on sites like Facebook. Adults of course likely spend far less […]

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From the mimeograph to la bloga

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By Nezua, Creator of The Unapologetic Mexican I am Joaquín. When I was eight years old, I changed my name to Jack. I didn’t intend it as a political statement, of course. I just wanted to fit in with everyone else. With everyone else in the suburbs of Maryland, that is. That’s where my second […]

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Wicked opportunities

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By Glenda H. Eoyang, Ph.D., Executive Director, Human Systems Dynamics Institute Racism is a wicked issue.  Of course it is wicked because it limits the hopes and dreams of our children; because it robs communities of joy and fulfillment;  because it locks us, as individuals and groups, into self-destructive patterns of behavior.  Beyond these consequences, […]

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