Please Note: Like part one of The Climatological Blossoms of My Mother’s Pink Camellia, based on reflections by African-American author Aberjhani (pronounced: Ah Bear Zhah Knee), repost of this second episode is presented on Mother’s Day 2022 in tribute to mothers and children escaping war zones and climate-ravaged regions around the world. Since the beginning … More The Climatological Blossoms on My Mother’s Pink Camellia Part 2 of 2￼
“No one seems to think it significant that upon the policemen’s arrival Kajieme Powell possibly had reason to fear for his life and reacted in a manner consistent with his disability.” ––Article excerpt (Aberjhani) “Democracy is not a gift of power, but a reservoir of knowledge.” –– from The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois The … More Notebook on Michael Brown, Kajieme Powell, and W.E.B. Du Bois (part 1 of 2)
(photograph of MLK National Memorial by Larry Downing for Reuters) “He captured the spotlight of history precisely at the right time, and responded with a blueprint for what America could become if it trusted its democratic legacy… He was murdered. But his dream still excites our social and political imaginations. It beckons us to work, … More Text and Meaning in Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream Speech (part 1 of 4)
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