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Ignoring history’s color-based atrocities devalues people of color

To downplay, deny, or hide atrocities that were done to people because of their color, is to devalue all who look like them. To be unwilling to openly tell and expose the full truth about the people who suffered race-based … Continue reading

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History too often trivializes the terrible

History as it is written is usually cleaned up and sanitized. As it happened, it was a smorgasbord of good and bad, just like the present is. However, after a country’s historians finish with it, history is tidied up to … Continue reading

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Boxed thinking & the history of racism

By silencing (and/or ignoring) the history of racism, we hide away the answers that we need to heal our land today. People who don’t want to know the history of racism, will stay confused and bewildered about race. Race is … Continue reading

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Stop color profiling

Instead of saying, “I’m not a racist,” perhaps we should be saying, “I’m against profiling people by their skin color.” The “supremacy” or dominance of one race over another can only be maintained by brutality and cruelty. Most people want … Continue reading

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