Monthly Archives: July 2013

A conversation with the President

This is a long post. After watching and listening to the president’s speech, I wanted to listen out loud, and talk back a little, so here it is: one white woman’s take, one citizen’s engagement with her president, straight from … Continue reading

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Breaking the fast

It was worth staying hungry for. Along with a few friends, I visited the Institute of Islamic and Turkish Studies last night to share in that community’s breaking of the day’s Ramadan fast. A couple of friendly gentlemen, one holding … Continue reading

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The demon of history vs. the arc of justice

There is a long history in Florida, in the south, in the United States. White peoples – Anglos and Spaniards – came from Europe and collided in Florida, stole black peoples from Africa and enslaved them in the south, displaced … Continue reading

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