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Category: Opinion


Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of August 10, 2020

No strings, no bureaucracy, but suddenly $1.4 million to help a Black community (Washington Post) Portland community activist Cameron Whitton founded the Black Resilience Fund  giving qualified Black Portlanders applicants $300 “for utility bills, car insurance or transportation, medical costs,…

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A Giant Is Laid to Rest: John R. Lewis

On the day of his funeral, July 30, 2020, the New York Times published John Lewis’ final essay.  Click here to read it or hear it read.  Let us heed his word to stand up for the highest calling of…

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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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The Work Is Working

Courtney E. Martin exhorts us to remember how anti-racist work is accomplished.  “[W]e need small wins, alongside grand plans, and we need coalitions that transcend transactional activism. . . . [to be] so in love with the feeling of being…

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