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Coal in the Water

On Thursday, Trump signed a bill allowing coal companies to dump waste from coal mines into streams. This is an illustration of how I feel about it. I don’t understand how some people can care so little about the environment, that we live in, that we need in order to …

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Leaks

The big news right now is the leaks coming out of the White House about the Russian connection with the Trump administration. We have all known there was some sort of connection, since it was confirmed that Russia was involved in hacking our election with the intent of promoting Trump …

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Dakota Pipeline

I’m trying to keep a visual journal of things happening in America as we slip deeper into a racist and fascist takeover and I think few things speak as loudly as what has happened at the Dakota Access Pipeline site in North Dakota. Obama attempted to protect the native land …

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Hearts for Art at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Hearts for Art

If you love art (and I know you do), get thee to a museum and show your love this Valentine’s Day! Institutions across the U.S. are putting their hearts on their sleeves (and floors and walls), inviting visitors to send love to their favorite works of art. For example, the Denver …

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Nevertheless, She Persisted

If you watch or read the news you probably heard that Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced on the senate floor last night when she simply tried to read a letter written by Coretta Scott King, civil rights activist from the 1960’s, and widow of Martin Luther King, Jr. Senator Warren …

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Silence Supports the Oppressor

This is a friendly reminder that if you see unjust things happening in the world, standing by silently may seem like a rational and pacifist option but that is not the case. Many people are either uninformed, in fear or unable to speak up to leaders or those in power. …

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Victory Garden

Victory Gardens were vegetable gardens grown in people’s yards during WWI and WWII. People were encouraged to grow their own vegetables at home to help with the war effort because many of the men who traditionally worked the farmlands were at war.  Food wasn’t as available as it was during …

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Truth is Powerful and It Prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth is Powerful and It Prevails.” ~ Sojourner Truth Born into slavery and mother to 13 children (all but one sold to slavery) Sojourner Truth was an African American abolishionist and one of the first black women’s rights activists. She is best known for her speach, “Ain’t I Woman” in …

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