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We Were Warned

View from HereBy David Mark Greaves It’s not like we have not been warned and continue to be. We have been warned about it all.Warned about chemicals in the water, plastic pollution of the oceans, climate change bringing wildfires, hurricanes, floods, and droughts. W.E.B DuBois warned that “The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line.”

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The Color of Coronavirus

COVID-19 Deaths by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S by APM RESEARCH LAB STAFFOur ongoing Color of Coronavirus project monitors how and where COVID-19 mortality is inequitably impacting certain communities—to guide policy and community responses to these disproportionate deaths. The coronavirus has claimed more than 195,000 American lives through Sept.

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Thinker's Notebook

The Lesson in the Mural

I just got off of the phone with a beautiful group of men and women. Collectively, we were responsible for creating the bulk of the programming on the Black Lives Matter mural in front of Restoration. If you read this column weekly, then you are well aware that I worked on the Friday programming at the mural. Feel Good Fridays ran for 5 weeks and had an economic impact on the corridor in the area of $100k. But, I was never alone in this work. Our collective worked together to bring to life the words that lay along Fulton street

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It Can’t Happen Here (1935)

By Sinclair Lewis Book ReviewThis novel is set during the election of 1936, and focuses on a journalist named Jessup as he watches national events unfold in a terrifying way. A Democratic candidate, Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip” secures the nomination for the presidency (defeating FDR in a primary) and then  wallops Republican candidate Walt Trowbridge in the general.After Inauguration Day, folksy Windrip declares martial law, relegates the Supreme Court and Congress to advisory status, and unlooses his armed “Minute Men”

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