Tag Archives: #BlackLivesMatter

Learning more about the history of Juneteenth!, June 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1304)

Juneteenth flag Image source   In order to be a better ally for my African American friends,  family, colleagues, and others over the years, I am dedicated to enhancing my knowledge and understanding about the scourge of racism in America—and … Continue reading

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Seeking peace amid pandemics and protests, June 03, 2020 Gratiana  Lovelace (Post #1300)

  As with many of us, I have been stunned beyond belief with even more killings of African Americans at the hands of the police in recent weeks—such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others–and the peaceful and other not … Continue reading

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What she said: The Conspiracy of Silence #MeToo, October 18, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1108)

With all of the current outrage, openness, and solidarity among women about the need to speak up and be heard, I was quite struck by blogger friend Esther’s own account of what she experienced in her essay on her Book … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Taking a Stand, by Sitting Down December 1st, 1955, December 01, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #839)

This day has gone by too fast–and time got away from me–but I wanted to honor a lady whose courage and conviction helped change society for the better: Rosa Parks. She was ordered to give up her seat on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th of July by Honoring the Legacy of Ruby Bridges, “A Mighty Girl”, July 4, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #779)

For me, celebrating the birth of this nation of the United States on July 4th Independence Day means recognizing all of our peoples–some of whose independence and freedoms did not come until long after 1776.  And some who are still … Continue reading

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