Monthly Archives: August 2013

Virgil Ortiz hat

Made in Native America

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I was asked how do you help someone escape a pimp

March 11, 2011 at 2:20pm I was asked how do you help someone escape a pimp You have to keep telling them they are not alone- because he’s telling them they are You have to love them beyond their mistakes … Continue reading

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The road to Equity and the DCL project

“We are all Ethnocentric, narrow minded, with limited vision.”- Richard Twiss, Lakota Sioux –Native Spiritual leader.    These words ring in my head as I drive to my next appointment, a meeting with a Somali spiritual leader who like me … Continue reading

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Who gets to label you?

I recently read a Mercury article titled “The good fight” by Dirk VanderHart that is describing the increase in gangs this summer here in Portland where he interviews one of Portland’s finest about profiling young black males and the officer … Continue reading

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