A Warm Farewell

Moving Life, Still

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A Warm Farewell

Story and photos by Pete Shaw “I’ll never stop believing in your smile Even though you didn’t stay, it was…

Moving Life, Still

Story and photos by Pete Shaw A few weeks ago I was in New Jersey. I go there twice a…

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Deepening Solidarity in the Fight for Racial Justice

Photo courtesy of APANO.

Story by Pete Shaw The road to obtaining political power is fraught with obstacles, including a variety of institutional forms of racism. As Frederick Douglass once noted, power concedes nothing without a demand. Democracy must be wrested from the powerful through the hard work of those struggling for justice. As advocates for justice organize communities,…

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A Warm Farewell

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Story and photos by Pete Shaw “I’ll never stop believing in your smile Even though you didn’t stay, it was all worthwhile.” –Donnie Fritts This month Portland is losing two very fine activists in Alyssa…

Moving Life, Still

My brother.  He coulda been a contender.

Story and photos by Pete Shaw A few weeks ago I was in New Jersey. I go there twice a year, and I should tell you now that this is not the lead-in to a…

As American as Cherry Pie

Photo by Kathryn Kendall

  “Where’s evil? It’s that large part of every man that wants to hate without limit, that wants to hate with God on its side. It’s that part of every man that finds all kinds…