Tag Archives: civil rights

Another time of cultural chaos

As I often say, I usually don’t know what I will be writing when I sit in front of this laptop first thing in the morning. It is a spiritual practice to try to discern what the Spirit is telling … Continue reading

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Letter from Birmingham Jail

As Martin Luther King day approaches, I wanted to re-read the letter he wrote from Birmingham Jail.  The civil rights struggles of the 1960’s had a large impact on me. I was a student at Scattergood Friends School at the … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

If you’ve read recent posts from this blog, you know I’ve been using the journal I started when I was a Senior at Scattergood Friends School to share what was going on at a particularly significant and chaotic time in … Continue reading

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Police Violating Civil Rights of Water Protectors

Please contact the Department of Justice, your Congressional representatives and the White House to ask why law enforcement in North Dakota is being used to suppress the rights of the water protectors for peaceful protest.  Why law enforcement officers from other … Continue reading

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Nonviolence and the House Democrats

The United States House of Representatives Democrat’s sit in has been fascinating to watch. The symbolism of the action being led by Representative John Lewis, a leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was powerful.  John Lewis was … Continue reading

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