Tag: Black Lives Matter

Great Article: Black History Month is for You, for Me, for Everyone

Great Article: Black History Month is for You, for Me, for Everyone

Black History Month is one of many opportunities for individuals and organizations to acknowledge the rich historical legacy of Black people.

I’ll Be Coming to Visit Mt. Vernon Methodist One Day

I’ll Be Coming to Visit Mt. Vernon Methodist One Day

Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Richmond, Texas was founded in 1865 by former slaves just after the Civil War. It’s still going strong.

Martin Luther King Day Haiku: Not Just a Dream

Martin Luther King Day Haiku: Not Just a Dream

it’s not enough to “not be racist,” I must be anti-racist and actively involved in highlighting injustice and creating a better world, along the lines of “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem”.

A Rainbow for Fred: Thomas Wenglinski “Adjustments Made” Interview, Part 2

A Rainbow for Fred: Thomas Wenglinski “Adjustments Made” Interview, Part 2

The song A Rainbow for Fred is a lilting and yet pensive instrumental that lingers with you long after the last note fades, much like the legacy of the activist Fred Hampton, who was killed in 1969.

Your Eyes were on the Prize, John Lewis

Your Eyes were on the Prize, John Lewis

I join millions of others in mourning the late Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, a true American hero, and offer a simple haiku in his honor.

Listening

Listening

Now is a good time for listening, and learning.
I hear you. #BlackLivesMatter

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

A poem by Gordon Parks speaks of curiosity, wonder, celebration of life and nature, and the awesome, simple, dead-on-target mindfulness of children.


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