Category Archives: freedom

For Refugee Entry into the United States

The Full Text of the Graphic: The Screening Process for Refugee Entry Into the United States Recurrent vetting: Throughout this process, pending applications continue to be checked against terrorist databases, to ensure new, relevant terrorism information has not come to … Continue reading

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June 16—forging political change/ transforming the world

Today is the anniversary of the Soweto uprisings, also known as June 16 (1976), the turning point for apartheid in South Africa. Starting as a peaceful protest by students against the enforced use of the Afrikaans language in the schools (Bantu … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou RIP 1928-2014

 

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RIP Madiba 1918-2013

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in … Continue reading

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