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Beyond the Pandemic: Charity vs. Justice (Part I)

Since direct volunteer opportunities are limited for me (no one seems to want a 75-yr.-old high-risk guy hanging around!), I’ve been considering other ways to support all the people who are so impacted by COVID-19. That thinking brought me back to an important distinction.  As clearly as I’ve seen this put: Charity Justice Charity =… Continue reading Beyond the Pandemic: Charity vs. Justice (Part I)

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Black Exposure and Black Resilience

I continue to read about the experience of this pandemic for many African-Americans.  As predicted, the disparities in so many systems are exacerbating the impact of COVID-19. Many Black workers hold down jobs in the “essential” fields, mostly on the intensive labor end of the spectrum:  health care, maintenance, grocery store clerks, bus drivers, refuse… Continue reading Black Exposure and Black Resilience