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Civil Rights Road Trips for All! Check out this link to the blog from Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center’s educational project, on the 50th anniversary of the Children’s March and the powerful experience of civil rights road trips. Can … Continue reading

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Mama, Are We White?

This is the question my almost-10-year-old daughter asked on the last day of our bus trip through civil rights historical sites in the south. It’s a more complicated question than it sounds.  The answers are yes, no and maybe. Yes, … Continue reading

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Why is This Year Different From All Other Years?

If you are Jewish, you get the title of this post. It’s a take-off on the Four Questions that get read by the youngest family member at the annual seder (SAY-der), the ritual meal that marks the beginning of Passover. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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