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Does racial color blindness exist? The dangers of teaching the myth of racial color blindness

We didn’t know it but I guess I lived in what is now called a progressive family. I’m a first generation American and our focus was not on race as we understand it today. Our focus was on survival. The … Continue reading

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Kwanzaa a Joyful Light in the Holiday Season

As we look forward to celebrating the holiday season each in our own way we can look at a newer holiday tradition in one that may not be as familiar to us. That tradition is Kwanzaa and the following excerpt … Continue reading

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The Many Roads to Greatness

Maya Angelou, a gifted and highly recognized author and poet, had a challenging road to greatness. Given her life challenges how many of us would have imagined her to become a talented and highly acclaimed author. Hers was not a … Continue reading

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This summer we lost a great poet

This summer we lost a great poet. A true artist who painted in words. She will not be easily replaced. That poet was Toni Morrison. I would like to share with you the story of her life which speaks to … Continue reading

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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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