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The Loss of Culture in American Society

– Desire for Evolution – A new life. A fresh start. Opportunities just waiting to be grasped. To envision one’s life (As well as their children's life) being an existence surrounded by possibility. Immigrants come to the United States for a myriad of reasons; but, the...

Democracy, Climate Crisis, and Our Shared Responsibility

By Fynn (Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center student) In our current democracy, people get left behind. Democracy is a word that we often define one-dimensionally, a simple statement of “government of, by, and for the people,” but it is more complex than that. Some...

Brahms’ Requiem: Movement 5 Reflection

This story arrives at a place of contentment With life and death sleeping in the same bed. Let me tell you of a storyteller. Early in life no choice but despair.  The mud and muck between water and dirt  Has no stone. Here, everything growing is sweet....

Neuza’s Essence

on the way to fight for others, you might find yourself, in a sidewalk lurking for the life that I chose but didn't want it, maybe my life belongs back home,  or maybe my home follows me as the star in the sky  that I and my lover painted.  strong word...

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The Power of Love

Love is a tool. It is a valuable resource that transforms our community into becoming a more unified and peaceful place. There are multiple ways to use love. To better our society, we have to use the power of love with good intent and for justice. White supremacy and...

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Learning as Conduct

Learning is a physical act, a conduct. We do not learn from just thinking about an idea, we learn from doing actions that connect ideas to the real world. If we take away our conduct, learning becomes a void. We are just memorizing facts without connecting them to the...

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Friendly or hostile? Our Capacity to Choose

Dr. King teaches, as humans we are born neither inherently hostile, nor inherently friendly. Instead, we are born with the capacity to choose. We can choose to, and thus be, both good and bad. We can choose to unify or choose to disunify. To create harmony, or chaos....

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Reflections on James Baldwin: Justice

Justice beats its heart when those who have been left out and pushed out exercise their rights and experience the promises of our democracy. We witness how our justice system protects the law. That is why police officers are called law enforcement and not peace...

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