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Healing the Wounds of Micro-Aggressions

by Wendy Millstine The book publishing company that I work for is finally getting on board with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) training from top to bottom. It’s long overdue, and I’m personally excited to be learning more about racial awareness and tackling this important issue for the future of …

Books Bring Awareness

by Wendy Millstine I come from a long line of excellent storytellers in my family, so books and writers have always been a passion for me, since I was very young. By the time I reached high school, I became most attracted to dissident writers or stories that offered warnings …

The Question Of Race

By Z A few years ago my son who is non-white was sitting in his car on a side street not far from our home making a phone call on his cell phone.  This was in the early days of cell phones and coverage was sketchy so finding the perfect …

Ancestral Land Claims

by Judy Helfand My friend offered to do some genealogy research for me. I already had a fairly extensive genealogy and history of my father’s side, the Jewish side. My paternal grandmother and grandfather emigrated to Canada and the US in the late 1800s and early 1900s. I suspected some …