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“Still Here” a poem by L. Hughes, for #OWS

STILL HERE  I’ve been scarred and battered. My hopes the wind done scattered. Snow has friz me, sun has baked me, Looks like between ’em They done tried to make me Stop laughin’, stop lovin’, stop livin’– But I don’t care! … Continue reading

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Brief Reflection on 4th of July: on enjoying complicated legacies

It’s difficult for me to identify and sort through the various contradictory feelings I have towards this holiday. A simple anti-patriotism is much easier to navigate, yet my work with international refugees resettling here in the U.S. and my reading … Continue reading

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