Protest is ‘praying with my feet’

On Memorial Day, George Floyd, a 46- year- old African American resident, was arrested by Minneapolis police for allegedly attempting to use a fake $20 bill at Cup Foods, a local store.  He was handcuffed but he wasn’t placed in a squad car.  I didn’t hear his Miranda Rights being read to him but I […]

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Memorial Day: To Celebrate on Sunday or Monday?

How shall we honor the fallen and our veterans?  Patriotism and with it, nationalism are problematic words for they carry at least two meanings and several sides to the story of our democracy.  We need only look to Frederick Douglass’ speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” to realize our differences of […]

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