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February Isn’t Enough for Black History

Feb 01, 2020 04:05 am

A protrait of Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson, a Black woman with beautiful braids atop her head in a bun, wearing a clergy collar and a metal owl pendant.
Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia A. Thompson
Credit: 
Courtesy of Karen Georgia A. Thompson

Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia A. Thompson writes about the UN International Decade for People of African Descent and how it extends the opportunity to focus on Black history beyond February.



 
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Note from Nora: Honouring What Must Never Be Forgotten

Jan 31, 2020 02:08 pm

A photo of the brick buildings of Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, surrounded by high barbed wire fencing.
Auschwtiz-Birkenau, Poland
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Jean Carlo Emer on Unsplash

On the 75th anniversary of the liberation Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, General Secretary Nora Sanders writes that some anniversaries need to be marked, not as celebrations, but as reminders of the inhumanity that humankind is capable of.



 
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