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Alicia Garza: Follow her to justice

by Kathie MM In celebration of Black History Month, this post honors Alicia Garza (included in EP’s second list of 100 peace and justice advocates), a model of the characteristics that define peace activists. Nonviolence: Alicia’s main goal is the … Continue reading

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What’s so bad about the Ferguson, MO, shooting, anyway?

So what’s the big deal about Ferguson police shooting an unarmed black man? Aren’t people getting shot by the police in this country all the time without even a ripple of attention in the mainstream media? Aren’t they disproportionately black? … Continue reading

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