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Rethinking the 4th of July

This year's 4th of July came suddenly, like a boulder crashing down a mountain. The mountain stands as a symbol of the hierarchy of power and privilege built over centuries in the country we call the United States. The myths of meritocracy and equal opportunity are falling, much like the statues of one time heroes [...]

By | July 4th, 2020|Blog Entries|Comments Off on Rethinking the 4th of July

This is a WAKE-UP Call

The excruciating death of George Floyd, captured on video and seen around the world has shocked people and institutions across the US. In Rochester and its surrounding suburbs come demands for police reform. We are face to face, however, with the reality that this is not just a police problem. Institutional racism is endemic in [...]

By | June 19th, 2020|Blog Entries|Comments Off on This is a WAKE-UP Call

Who is the “US” in the U.S. of A?

In the U.S. we take pride in looking after one another. That is, as long as people look like us, act like us, speak like us, and follow the rules we put in place to preserve law and order. In other words, maintaining our power and authority.   When people who don't look, act or [...]

By | June 2nd, 2020|Blog Entries|Comments Off on Who is the “US” in the U.S. of A?