There are stages in the writing of poems
Not stages as in the beginning or the end
But chapters in your life.
From nineteen to twenty five… 136 more words
It has been nearly two months since I finished my year long program in the most diverse neighborhood in Minneapolis. I spent a year living in South Minneapolis, studying urban issues, non-profit administration, urban social psychology, the history of the Twin Cities, and learning about all sorts of systemic injustices, many of which are concentrated and accentuated in the urban environment. 684 more words
While you are celebrating our nation’s independence tomorrow, please hold in your hearts, the incalculable number of Native Americans who were either expelled from their rightful lands or murdered during the founding and western expansion of the United States. 212 more words
Freedom is a rarity in human history, and still too much of a rarity in the world today. This should be no surprise. Would-be tyrants abound, and it is not easy to establish a system that keeps them all in check. 1,984 more words