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A Mvskoke Boy’s School Record

Overcoming racism and poverty during the Great Depression, an Indigenous youth reaffirmed his cultural identity and grew up to be a leader in his community. Otis Dees with Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees While growing up in the discriminating South of the United States during the Great Depression, which endured from 1929 to 1939, my father,

Black to the Land

A Black urban girl in Upstate New York reclaims ancestral gardening. WORDS Rehani Tapp | IMAGES Ronke L. Tapp . If something was stolen from you, you would want it back, right? Well, I am a Black urban teen who gardens with her family, and one thing that I’ve realized is that when Africans were

A Different World is Possible—One Free of Racism & Discrimination

Lake Forest, CA, USA - Black Lives Matter Protest

I’ve heard the current COVID-19 pandemic described as “the great revealer” and “a moral provocation.” Both are true. The pandemic is a great revealer because, around the world, the patterns of COVID-19’s spread, intensity, and corresponding societal response have coincided to a disturbingly telling extent with the geography of inequality, discrimination, and social injustice. More

Edges of Transformation: Women Crossing Boundaries between Ecological and Social Healing

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by Jeanine M. Canty Everything interesting happens at the edges. As we are moving to restore our relationships with nature, including one another, in an extremely diverse and globally connected planet, the knowledge we need is held by those who are crossing boundaries between fixed viewpoints, restoring relationship with place, holding multiple ways of being, and