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Forgive/Forgiveness part 2

Forgiveness-The intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, let’s go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.

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Forgive or Forgivness

Forgive or forgivness Forgive- to stop feeling angry or resentful toward someone for an offense, flaw, or mistake. Forgiveness- the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.…

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Privilege

Can a Person of Color with a disability[ies] also be a Person of Privilege? NOT PRIVILEGE- A special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or a group of people I have not always been a person with a disability. I have been called, referred to, told, classified as, relegated…

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How committed is new mayor to Minneapolis affordable housing

Opinion Response: How committed is new mayor to Minneapolis affordable housing Kenneth Brown: Past Chair Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission Minneapolis Advisory Council on Persons with Disabilities; Chair of Access committee 9 years Allow me as a person with a Disability, A Black man in America, and leader in the communities/cultures in which I survive, live,…

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AM I FREE

AM I FREE On July 26, 2017 we celebrated the twenty-seventh anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA]. On July 2, 1964 the Civil Rights act was signed into law by president Johnson.

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A MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY

A MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY Dear Community, I have been involved as an active participant in the battle for my individual rights as a human being with a disability since 1974.

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Children with disabilities are people too

Children with disabilities are people too. My wish for children with disabilities is we [the other] give our children the humanity they were born with.  Each child comes into our world with their “OWN” God given right to be treated as he/she want to be treated. People in their sphere of influence and education must…

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The DFL Caucus: What is wrong with this Picture?

I have never participated in the elections process beyond voting until this year. This month I attended and participated in my first precinct caucus. I never participated before because I did not believe the process was fair, democratic, or inclusive. I do not have much faith in the democratic process, and less faith in politics…

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Do Black people with Disabilities Lives Matter??

Do Black people with Disabilities Lives Matter?? Do Black lives matter? I submit to all, if Black lives matter; Yes Black people with disabilities lives matter as well. I pose the two questions because the answers are not as clear as one would like to believe. Black is a culture unto itself. It manifests itself…

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STOP THE MADNESS

Letter to the Editors and Mr. Cirrus STOP THE MADNESS I am A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY. As a leader in my community I demand retractions on the articles written in your newspaper describing, abusing, and discriminating to persons with disabilities. Your paper reaches all corners of this state. The abusive language used referring to…

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