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January 2018

It’s a new year and we’re excited to be sharing it with you. We’ve been busy the past few weeks finalizing plans for January and February and already we have over 15 events scheduled in January alone. February is shaping up to be just as incredible although with fewer engagements but larger events. This month…

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Who Killed Medgar Evers?

It took us over a year to arrange the moment and the minutes felt like hours when the elevator bell rang and the doors silently slid open. I first met Myrlie Evers at the Atlanta airport in 2011. It was the briefest of encounters which I know she doesn’t remember. We were both heading to…

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Blame the Adults

“I don’t blame the kids. I blame the adults.” The silence hung in the air as I uttered those words to the principal of Weber High School in Utah. The President of the NAACP Salt Lake City Chapter recommended that he watch “The Uncomfortable Truth” and put us in contact with each other. I thanked…

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The Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Teacher Award

One of the goals of the Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation is to inspire students to make a difference in their world, to be civically minded. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland was an educator for 30 years and strived to do this everyday in her classroom. We know that teachers have a great opportunity to impact many lives…

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Which America Is It?

Hanging on the wall in kitchen of Civil Rights Veteran, Joanne Blackmon Bland’s home is a calendar of President Obama. “Yeah, I like looking at that,” Joanne says in her weary but full voice. It’s a bit raspy at times, worn out from decades of fighting for her rights. She was eleven when she marched…

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The Other Side

I respect what you have to say just don’t say it. That about sums up the message I received from a relative the other day. Of course, it was a private message. They don’t say these things where other people can comment. So I will. Here is their message: “Loki I respect your right to…

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Are You the Safe Anti-Racists

I had a recent experience that made me realize there is only so far some will go when it comes to being against racism or at least making such proclamations. I now call them the Safe Anti-Racists or Anti-Racist Lites. There are just some places people don’t want to go when it comes to being…

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Can Blacks be Racists?

I hear this a lot. In fact, I heard it yesterday when someone wrote a response to a post saying that those protesting against racism are racists themselves (they qualified it by saying that it’s not the one’s protesting back in the 50s and 60s. Remember how I talked about the “Safe Anti-Racists”?). Of course,…

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