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US Flag Regenerate
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Vermont, Maine, W. Virginia were part of original 13 colonies' fight. 3 stripes due to them. Symbolic of more perfect union. Greater entitlement for outsiders, greater inclusiveness. 13 is a spooky number, fraught with conspiracy theories. In God We Trust? Ezekiel's 4 beasts with 4 heads each (16) about the throne of God! Nearer my God to thee.
Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Despite a seemingly endless series of programs, discussions, and analyses—and the election of the first African-American president—the problem of race continues to bedevil American society. Could it be that our programs and discussions have failed to get at the root of the problem? Ismael Hernandez strikes at the root, even when that means plunging his axe deep into the hard soil of political...
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.