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Writers Against Racism: Students Teaching About Racism in Society

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Hats off to the students at Ohio University.  They’re certainly shining brightly with their S*T*A*R*S program (Students Teaching About Racism in Society):  The purpose of STARS is to educate and facilitate discussion about all ism’s (racism, sexism, classism, etc.),  raise awareness about social justice, and promote racial harmony.  (Poster Campaign at Ohio University) (comes via [...]

Writers Against Racism: Women, War and Peace

Be sure to tune-in tonight at 10:00 pm on PBS.  This comes to us via Facebook and my initial reaction, somebody has to give peace a chance. Our kids deserve it. Tune-in reminder for tonight — be sure to watch the newest episode of our series Women, War & Peace: “Peace Unveiled.” Watch Episode 1: [...]

Writers Against Racism: What’s Life Without A Journey?

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On May 14, 2011, I wrote the following blog entry, “The next 6-months will be an unknown journey for me (and my family) because on May 2nd, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. As far as what stage it is, tests are still in the works. But yesterday I informed my children of my current [...]

Writers Against Racism: Sofia Stafford – GIRL UP BFFS

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I had the privilege of teaching Sofia Stafford last year. At the time she was a sophomore and  a student in my broadcast journalism class and from the very first day she walked into my class, I knew she going to change the world. And she is, one blog post at a time: GIRL UP [...]

Writers Against Racism: Steve Jobs on Thinking Different-ly

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not be reduced by them….Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.” (comes via Maya Angelou’s Letter To My [...]