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47 Years Later: The Catonsville Nine

Today is the anniversary of the Catonsville 9 action in 1968. Here’s how Howard Zinn chronicles it in his classic The People’s History of the United States (1980) 757 more words

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May 16 - Brendan

From the Bible Read James 4:14-15

How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone.  348 more words

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Ask Me What I Live For

From Thomas Merton, mystic & prophet:

…if you want to know me, don’t ask where I live, what I like to eat, how I part my hair; rather, ask me what I live for, in every detail, and ask me what in my view prevents me from living fully for the thing I really want to live for.

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May 9 - Nicholaus Zinzendorf

From the Bible

Read Isaiah 58

Free those who are wrongly imprisoned;
lighten the burden of those who work for you.
Let the oppressed go free, 644 more words

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What Can The White Man Say To The Black Woman?

From Alice Walker, poet, activist and the author of many works including The Color Purple (1982). This was the conclusion of a piece published in the recent 150th anniversary edition of… 233 more words

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From The Prison Library

From Kathy Kelly, just before she finished serving a three-month prison sentence for protesting the U.S. drone war at a military base in Missouri. Originally posted on the Voices For Creative Nonviolence website… 335 more words

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The Race for Presidency Has Begun

A recent post from Movement giant Ruby Sales, co-founder of The SpiritHouse Project:

Calling friends and shakers and movers for justice. The race for the presidency has begun.

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