Keep Listening, Learning; Remain Open

February is Black History Month. A neighbour commented to me recently that racism is not a problem where we live. I might have believed that at one time, but these past few years have taught me otherwise. Eyes are opening, ears are listening, mind is set on learning.

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Take It In

Robert Stephens, 26, Kansas City, MO “It was the last day of school, and I was walking with my dad, preparing to leave. Suddenly, he paused, looked at me intently and said, “Son, you’re a black male, and that’s two strikes against you.” To the general public, anything that I did would be perceived as malicious and […]

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Courage

As a white woman, waking up to the implications of her privileged existence, I marvel at the courage of those like Rosa Parks who stand up for what they know to be right and good. I pray for the courage to step beyond the limitations of my own prejudices that I may become an empowering […]

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Black History Month People

Don’t know about you, but I have so much to learn. “The time is always right to do what is right” MLK said. The rest is up to me.

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