Tag Archives: Faith

Nine years after Katrina, New Orleans’ Voodoo community is rebuilding

Tweet Last Friday marked the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the natural disaster that killed almost 2,000 people and displaced 400,000 people, most of them low-income African-Americans and people of color. This tragedy left a hole in the city of New Orleans and exposed the legacy of our country’s at times sickening racism, hurting diverse and rich communities [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet A tragic account of second-wave feminist infighting. “The talkativeness of women has been gauged in comparison not with men but with silence.” Four burning questions for Dean Spade. Kendra James takes on Suzy Lee Weiss, Abigail Fischer, et al. at Racialicious. Appalachian State University wants to protect its brand; student- and professor-activists want to [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: On Being

TweetMy later twenties were characterized by a lot of wandering and wondering about ethical, religious, and philanthropic issues. My questions–How does one live the most ethical life in contemporary America? How can I bring my daily choices more in line with my most deeply held values? How can I be, not just right, but effective [...]
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