Category Archives: Ethnicity

The Distress, the Kingdom, the Endurance: Encountering Racial Realities

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By Father Dale Korogi                                                                                   […]

Memorial Day: Digging Up Bodies and Buried History

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Memorial Day, 2015  It might surprise Americans that Memorial Day was likely started by former Slaves. It was May 1865, and they were grateful for soldiers who’d sacrificed their lives. The newly free citizens spent two weeks carefully digging up the bodies of 257 Union soldiers who […]

Mortal Sins of Moralistic Mothers and Fathers

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Also published with bibliography and footnotes at Google. July 2012, Andrea Morisette Grazzini One would hardly know it from reading much of the news, but Islam and Christianity are nearly identical — morally, at least.  Though for the violence done in their names it seems apparent […]

Immigrants = Economic Assets

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Also published in TC Daily Planet. I missed my bicultural neighbors when I moved from Eagan, Minnesota. Among them were Ukranian and Ghanaian immigrants, both two-parent families led by business owners. They didn’t speak perfect English, but were great neighbors. They brought my family home-cooked […]