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Archive | January, 1970

Mike Marek

Story by Jan Christensen , Photo by Vince Bushell Even though it was a rainy day, Mike Marek was working on his landscaping business. April is the start of a busy season. He was on his way back from Jackson with eight yards of soil for a small native plant nursery that he’s working on, […]

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Jackie Robinson, My Grandmother and Me

by George Paz Martin Recently, news headlines commemorated Jackie Robinson’s 60th anniversary of breaking the racial barrier in major league baseball. To America generally, Jackie Robinson’s legend was not only being the first Negro to integrate major league sports but also of being one of the greatest baseball players ever. To Negroes at that time, […]

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Peace Learning Center

by Jackie Reid Dettloff A week after Lance Corp. Raul Bravo lost his life in Iraq, 10-year old Luis Solís faced his partner at a day-long workshop at the Friends’ Meeting House. “Are you ready and willing to solve this problem peacefully?” he asked. A month after two men were killed in violent clashes in […]

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