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Our Human Family

The Question Is, “Remember Whose Heritage?”

Symbols send deep messages that move us without thinking

New Orlean’s Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue by Abdazizar / CC BY-SA 4.0

I grew up in the south, amidst Confederate flags, schools named after Robert E. Lee, and statues honoring Southern Civil War soldiers. I didn’t think twice about the symbolism when I, as a young white boy, meticulously glued together a plastic model of the red Dukes of Hazzard car, named “The…

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Dan Hislop

Dan Hislop

Grateful for such cool water, I’m adding my voice to the world’s pool — ripple or no — because the act of creation itself is healing. www.weekendswell.com