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Zora’s Home: Our History

February 28, 2020

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Enjoy this historical field trip to Alabama and Florida. 

Antiracist Language Challenge

February 21, 2020

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One important aspect of antiracist work is to replace racist thought patterns, behavior, and language.

Local Event Re: Sensible Gun Legislation

February 19, 2020

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On an average day, 96 Americans are killed by guns, and 75 preschoolers are shot dead each year in the United States. There are 22,000 gun suicides each year in the United States. Although mass shootings have the highest public visibility by virtue of news coverage, self-inflicted gun violence is the most common cause of […]

Talking Circle: How To Be An Antiracist

February 18, 2020

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Today at 6 p.m., I will wait in the upstairs of the Adrian District Library to meet the readers who have come to talk about How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. This will be my 3rd attempt to talk with others about this important book. So far, not one person, local or […]

Local Love: A3 Resident Coalition

February 14, 2020

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I'll always consider the neighborhood home and want to see it thrive, so I joined the All About Adrian (A3) Resident Coalition.

Darwin Day: Keep Public Schools Secular

February 12, 2020

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One of the American ideals that I hold most sacred is the separation between church and state, as laid out in the 1st Amendment to the USA Constitution. As a classroom teacher in a public school, I have encountered situations where adults with religious beliefs were clearly over the line in promoting religion in public […]

Bonus Birthday Post

February 8, 2020

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Feeling the Birthday LOVE for ALL MY RELATIONS. Peace.

Fave Novel Book Talk @ LDL 2/25/20

February 7, 2020

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Local Readers! Join me to discuss one of my all-time favorite novels by Black anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston at Lenawee District Library, 1-2 p.m. I fell in love w/ Hurston as an undergrad, and I taught this novel for years in my high school literature classes. I got excited about it every time! I’m excited […]

Black Lives Matter. Join NAACP!

February 6, 2020

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I joined my local chapter last fall, and I am glad to be a part of this historic and important antiracist organization. Please join us.

Talking About How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

February 5, 2020

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As promised, I want to invite people to interact in a number of ways.