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Confession of a Colorless Person (Juneteenth, 2019)

I have expected melanated people to paint their colors on my canvas — as if I had a right to all of them, defining myself as “white” the ultimate gathering of all tints and shades and hues. Don’t forgive me, … Continue reading

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Juneteenth, gratitude to James Cone

Juneteenth or Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, remembers the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South and more generally still emancipation of African … Continue reading

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Juneteenth … an affirmation

Juneteenth or Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, remembers the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South and more generally still emancipation of African Americans … Continue reading

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