For the majority of my life I have been involved in social justice movements of one form or another. I have protested, taught, spoke out, acted up, and buckled down in hard times again and again, wanting to challenge and change, transform and revolutionize the world I lived in. Learning early about the power of community organizing and radicalism, starting in 1989 some of my learning was colored by the lenses of Omaha’s history of Black nationalism, present-day anti-war activism, and desperately-needed neighborhood revitalization efforts.
|A beautiful new work by Ricardo Levins Morales.|
Examining the action that I’ve seen, taught, and experienced that reflects that learning leads to the sixth best practice of engagement:
Practice 6: Center On Personal-Driven Engagement.
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