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December 23rd, 2013
Written by James Anderson in Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
Madiba was a lawyer by trade. He came along in a time where black people were treated as sub-human. He learned about his oppressor, and turned his incarceration into a source of power. That experience solidified him. And from that point forward he knew what his journey demanded of him.
I know that this sounds cliché, but you, too, will remember where you were when you heard that Nelson Mandela passed away from this world. Mixed in with the milestones of youth and reverence, I am brought to another moment that I feel so inadequate to narrate. The moment that I heard that Nelson Mandela transitioned from this life, I almost lost my breath. I felt like I was in the wrong place...
August 31st, 2013
Written by Marlene Caroselli in One Race... One World, Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
Mary Jo Colligan and one of her nimble-fingered seamstresses
Despite what Martha and the Vandellas assert in "Dancing in the Streets," it does matter what you wear … everywhere around the world. Few people know the truth of this better than Mary Jo Colligan and her nimble-fingered seamstresses at Angels of Mercy. There, they make dresses for young girls everywhere around the world. Colligan explains how the non-profit began: "Seven years ago, I was at a...
May 14th, 2013
Written by Marlene Caroselli in Our Daily Walk with 0 Comments
“Handle them carefully,” warned Pearl Hurd Strachan, “for words have more power than atom bombs.” On a more peaceful note, think about the positive power a single word can have on the development of inter-cultural respect. To illustrate, for a year in my young life, I traveled throughout Europe. It was impossible to learn many words from the language of each country my roommate and I visited, but...
April 15th, 2013
Written by APNewsNow in Our Daily Walk, Race Relations with 0 Comments
BERLIN (AP) - About 2,000 people are protesting in Munich against the terror of a neo-Nazi trio suspected of killing nine businessmen and a police woman since 2000. The far-right murders hit the immigrants hardest, because eight victims had Turkish roots. Dpa news agency quoted an imam, Benjamin Idriz, telling protesters Saturday that the victims had come to build a secure future for their...
March 28th, 2013
Written by Veselin Toshkov - Associated Press in Our Daily Walk with 1 Comment
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - UEFA wants players to speak out against their own teammates and fans following a series of racist incidents at football matches. The executive committee of European football's ruling body also called for tougher sanctions on Thursday, hours before a European fans' monitoring group, Fare, said it sent FIFA reports of "racist or xenophobic abuse" at three World Cup qualifiers...


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