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MY MESSAGE TO JOY

Dear little Ms. JOY, As I write this letter to you today, May 8, 2019, we have not met in person. I have had the pleasure of meeting your Father and Mother. These are two genuine, heart-warming, loving people. More than anything on this earth they Love you unconditionally as our parents do. I know…

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WHAT IS AMERICA?

I’ve been alive on this earth, occupying this vessel called a human body for sixty-one years and three months. My memory takes me deep into my history. Irrespective of being alive for sixty-one years, my life as a human being has been lived for forty-two years.

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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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