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Everyone Into The Pool

It is hard to believe summer is on the way and for some of us, it’ll mean time spent around the neighborhood or community pool. For many this brings good memories of childhood. But for others there is a different … Continue reading

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What Are Minority Groups?

Diversity and minority status are words in such common use it is easy to lose track of their meaning or at least the meaning we wish to convey. When we speak of groups showing considerable diversity, implicitly, we are saying … Continue reading

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African American Women Leaders in Social Work

What do you think of when you think of social work month? Social work month? There is one? Yes, and it’s in March. What do you think of when you think of professional social work? Do you think of a … Continue reading

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In Honor of Black History Month: Sojourner Truth speaking for the freedom of African Americans, African American women and all women

One of the greatest historic figures in America is clearly Sojourner Truth. She spoke not only for the freedom of African Americans and African American women, but she also spoke for the freedom of all women. The issues she raised … Continue reading

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When We Say Happy Holidays

Now and again when I wish someone Happy Holidays they reply in return wishing me happiness during their special celebration. This is much appreciated but we can also remember the holiday season is a complex time full of many ways … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Thanksgiving and remembering Christmas will soon be on the way.

We have written about the winter holidays which often focus on bringing families and friends together to share food and caring in December and January. Thanksgiving is easy to overlook in today’s world. Already we see Halloween decorations, a sparse … Continue reading

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The True Story of Recy Taylor

Today as the “me too movement” struggles to be heard and voices of oppression attempt to silence the voices of women, it is well to remember Recy Taylor. Minority women have long experienced sexual oppression and violence. They have long … Continue reading

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