Category Archives: racism

TOGETHER THEY STAND

Kathie MM Today I received the message pasted in below from a number of different groups, and I say Hooray! Hooray that out of divisiveness can come unity, that out of hate and violence can come love and nonviolence, that out … Continue reading

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Make America Masculine Again?

By Gordon Fellman It is interesting that the main word in “Make America Great Again”—the crucial adjective—remains not only murky but completely undefined. We must guess, but Mr. Trump’s public remarks may offer indirect clues. Does “great” suggest reinstituting slavery? … Continue reading

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Where it all begins, Part 1

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By Kathie MM Most children, in this country and much of the rest of the world, have been subjected to considerable verbal and psychological violence, and often physical violence, by the age of two—and it may only get worse. The … Continue reading

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THE WAR ON COLOR

By Kathie MM My first full-time job was as a long-term substitute teacher of special needs children (labeled “mentally retarded” in those days) at the Dearborn School in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1963-1964.  It was also my first immersion in the United States’ longest-running wars—the wars against … Continue reading

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