Care Package for Friday, July 31, 2020

Poetry: Still Waiting by Harryette MullenPlease approach with care these figures in black.Regard with care the weight they bear,                     the scars that mark their hearts.Read more (https://poets.org/poem/still-waiting) Song In My Head: Find the River by R.E.M. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIJGlTu5sEI Art: Ibrahim El-Salahi’s Untitled Photo credit: artsy.net Quote: “If …

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WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW, episode 7: Big, Chunky, and Easy to Hold

It’s a new episode of the podcast. Summer has begun, and with it comes adventures with baby raccoons, the return of live music, and the arrival of Troy’s new single, I Miss You. Troy and Ethan also discuss the power of words and being mindful of their meanings, along with more thoughts on the Black …

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Care Package for Monday, July 20, 2020

Poetry: what the dead know by heart by Donte Collinslately, when asked how are you, Irespond with a name no longer livingRekia, Jamar, SandraRead more (https://poets.org/poem/what-dead-know-heart-0) Song In My Head: Wish You Were Here by Puddles Pity Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nz_rUHej_qA Art: Angela Jansen’s Citizen Kane Photo credit: mutualart.com Quote: “Striving for social justice is the most …

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Care Package for Saturday, July 18, 2019

In Memory of Rep. John Lewis Photo credit: politico.com Quote: “Be hopeful. Be optimistic. Never lose that sense of hope.” – John Lewis Poetry: Still I Rise by Maya AngelouYou may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise.Read more Quote: “Rosa …

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Care Package for Saturday, July 11, 2020

Poetry: The Sun Went Down in Beauty by George Marion McClellanThe sun went down in beauty   Beyond the Mississippi side,As I stood on the banks of the river   And watched its waters glide:Read more Song In My Head: When Doves Cry by The Be Good Tanyas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AsMjHY2dcM Art: Chua Mia Tee’s Epic Poem of Malaya …

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