AUGUST CURRENTS 2020 final web vb
Opinion essays and letters from our readers.
Photo by Joe Brusky by George Martin George Floyd’s daughter Gigi, 6, shouted “Daddy changed the world!” after her dad’s arrest-death. The country and the world saw George Floyd’s life squeezed out of him by a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his neck. Since his death on May 25, 2020, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) […]
By Ellen C WarrenI know that there is a lot to take in and digest right now regarding the injustices heaped upon Black people, as well as other people of color. But I invite you to continue learning, even when it gets painful. Some folks don’t have a choice.On that note, I wish to share […]
By Roberta Hanus …when I hear a word or a phrase that fascinates or is new to me, my ears perk up and I ponder the possibility that it may have greater significance than what was intended. Today a client of mine described the situation in her life as a “hard re-set”.I am a Jungian-oriented […]
Lilo Allen photo by Mahdi Gransberry by Adam Krueger,photo by Mahdi Gransberry Lilo Allen is a Milwaukee based artist and business owner of Papyrus & Charms. She creates culturally conscious art that is wearable and handmade. Everything Allen makes honors her African American and Jamaican heritage. Allen works with the Bronzeville Collective, a collaborative store […]