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Far from the sea and behind unaffected doors

Letter to the Editor


Last updated 1/16/2020 at 10:22am

Last night (Jan. 9) I watched the opening of “Just Mercy” with several Black American friends.

After the movie, a woman in the bathroom stall next to me was weeping. A very well-educated man I have tremendous respect for said he had to be convinced to go. For these two people, the still present discrimination they face as Black Americans today is so real, it’s difficult for them to watch it unfold on a screen.

Years ago, when I was trying to learn more about Native American issues, Al Frank, a Nez Perce friend of mine said “Just go to a Pow Wow. They will notice if you keep coming...

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