Monthly Archives: January 2021

Combating Racism – Eradicating Hate – Part 1

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

                                                                                   ~ James Baldwin My original plan for last week’s newsletter, and then this week’s newsletter, was to focus on health disparities in our country and particularly the ways Black Americans have been inequitably impacted by the coronavirus. But the attempted...
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Combating Racism – Standing Up for Racial Inequality

Black Lives Matter protesters were met with police in riot gear on June 1, 2020.

In my lifetime, which now spans seven decades, there have been three major events on American shores that have left me and the nation in shock and disbelief and changed public consciousness forever. These events are indelibly etched in...
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Combating Racism – Let It Begin With Us

My dear friend, Jean, sent me this postcard, with words from the song written by Jill Jackson Miller and Sy Miller in 1955. The words “let it begin with me” resonated. Over this past year, I’ve been sensitized to racism in our country in a way I never was before. A long overdue awareness. When I think...
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