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The Dog-Eared Page

Praise Song For The Day

A Poem for Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration

By Elizabeth Alexander December 2018
One Nation, Indivisible

December 2018

Featuring Tim Wise, Odetta, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, and more.

December 2018
Quotations

Sunbeams

Everybody remembers the first time they were taught that part of the human race was Other. . . . It’s as though I told you that your left hand is not part of your body.

Toni Morrison

December 2018
One Nation, Indivisible

November 2018

Featuring Barbara Ehrenreich, Studs Terkel, David Budbill, and more.

November 2018
The Sun Interview

The Holiness Hidden Within The World

Rabbi Rachel Timoner On Rediscovering Judaism

Our God is the God of the widow and the orphan and the stranger, a God who says, “If you harm them, their cries will reach me.”

By Laura Esther Wolfson October 2018
Quotations

Sunbeams

Religion is not about accepting twenty impossible propositions before breakfast, but about doing things that change you. It is a moral aesthetic, an ethical alchemy. If you behave in a certain way, you will be transformed.

Karen Armstrong

October 2018
Readers Write

Prejudice

Hasty judgments, classroom taunts, racial epithets

By Our Readers September 2018
One Nation, Indivisible

September 2018

Featuring Akhim Yuseff Cabey, Ross Gay, Charlotte D. Staelin, and more.

September 2018
Quotations

Sunbeams

I learned a history not then written in books but one passed from generation to generation on the steps of moonlit porches and beside dying fires in one-room houses, a history of great-grandparents and of slavery and of the days following slavery; of those who lived still not free, yet who would not let their spirits be enslaved.

Mildred D. Taylor

September 2018
The Sun Interview

Poetic Justice

Camille T. Dungy On Racism, Writing, And Radical Empathy

If you say to me, “I don’t see race when I see you,” that means you’ve just erased a large piece of my experience and identity. That’s a type of violence.

By Airica Parker June 2018