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Reflections on Witnessing the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate

By guest author Anthony J. Marsella (December 15, 2015 – CNN TV – Las Vegas, Nevada) I sat and watched, speechless, at what was unfolding before me. Billed as a debate of potential presidential candidates, I expected — hoped — … Continue reading

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Let’s face it, these guys get a lot of handouts. Part 1.

Of course nobody wants to talk about this. At least most white people don’t. It’s sort of like admitting to some shameful disease you don’t want anyone to know you have. Or worse, it’s like admitting maybe you don’t deserve … Continue reading

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Seize the day! Creatively maladjust!

Today’s post is the first in a series of two by guest author Deborah Belle. On September 1, 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, saying how pleased he was to take “a … Continue reading

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Today’s Assignment: Human Rights 365

  Wednesday December 10 is Human Rights Day, a commemoration day for the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The theme this year is Human Rights 365—that is, a reminder that every day should be a human rights … Continue reading

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