Black Lives Matter

Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being: Reflections on John Lewis

““You’re an embarrassment!” he shouted as he came across the street. “To your race” is the part of the phrase he implied but didn’t add…”

Jack Payden-Travers
Published in: LA Progressive, West River Eagle, Waging Nonviolence, West Side Gazette, Z Net, Common Dreams, Progressive Party USA, FOR USA
Date: August 17,22,23,26,2020
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“Writing used to be easy for me. Now, nothing seems easy. Leaning in, I just stare at the screen. Occasionally, I try to type something. Despite my desperation to write, my mind is held captive in a former place. Police were shot. I was there…”

Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood
Published in: Huffington Post, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Counterpunch, Courier Journal, Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood’s blog, Chicago Activism
Date: July 18,21,22,27,28,2016
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The Wars Have Come to U.S. Soil


“The tragic night of July 7, 2016 was the most visible manifestation of U.S. wars reaching our own soil. To be clear, I am not talking about the absurd and insulting notion that there is a war between the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and the police.”

Patrick T. Hiller
Published in: The Gilmer Mirror, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Counterpunch, World Beyond War, Peace Center, Sand Mountain Reporter, Pace e Bene, The Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, The Posey County News, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press
Date: July 9,10,11,12,13,14,22,2016
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