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Meeting to Launch Florida Boycott!

 WHO: Community members and activists  WHAT:  Designing a comprehensive response to the murder of Trayvon Martin  WHEN: November 24, 2013 … 4pm  WHERE: Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue Hartford, CT (860) 249-1207  The Killing of Black and Brown … Continue reading

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“Would You Harbor Me?”

During the 2012 Hartford-area Kristallnacht Commemoration at the Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartt School dance instructor, Bonita Weisman, improvised to Sweet Honey in the Rock’s “Would You Harbor Me?”  Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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People Who Speak Now

It is an honor to to speak at this evening’s Kristallnacht observance. I’m grateful to Rabbi Berman for the invitation and excited to say a few words on this somber yet ultimately hopeful occasion. It goes without saying, but it … Continue reading

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Sharp Shards Glistening (a poem for Kristallnacht, 2012)

Broken glass littering the streets; sharps shards in the cold November morning, a thin layer of frost, wet now, glistening as the sun rises on cities and towns in shock at what has happened, cities and towns embarrassed at inhumanity, … Continue reading

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Slash Through the Silences with Uni Q. Mical

I’m tremendously excited for Uni Q. Mical’s visit to Greater Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 18th and Sunday, Feb,. 19th. I first met Uni Q. (pronounced ‘unique’) at the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Metro NY District Antiracism Conclave last fall. Her rhythm and … Continue reading

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