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"Comfort" Isn’t Always The Best Thing For Us

“Comfort” Isn’t Always The Best Thing For Us

Simple, but powerful. Here’s another one that came to me at just the right time. I hope it’s helpful to you too.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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Best of N.A.H.

I’ve written hundreds of posts since I first created this blog, and hope to write many more over the course of my lifetime.  I love them all, but there are some which stand out to me more than others for a variety of reasons.

This space will house links to selected posts that have either been some of my most popular, or one’s that I’m most proud of. Whether you’re a new visitor, or a long-time…

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3 Examples of Structural Racism in Action

3 Examples of Structural Racism in Action

From Brave New FilmsBeyond Bars campaign.

These three short clips highlight real examples of structural racism in action, making connections to the criminal justice system, education, and more.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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From The Atlantic: “What I Learned About Stop-and-Frisk From Watching My Black Son”

From The Atlantic: “What I Learned About Stop-and-Frisk From Watching My Black Son”

From The Atlantic:

“Moreover, as the white father of an African-American son, I am keenly aware that I never face the suspicion and indignities that my son continuously confronts. In fact, all of the men among my African-American in-laws—and I literally mean every single one of them—can tell multiple stories of unjustified investigatory police stops of the sort that not a single one of my white…

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Subtle Patterns Site Offers Free Backgrounds to Bloggers

Subtle Patterns Site Offers Free Backgrounds to Bloggers

Today’s blogging assignment from the Daily Post involved encouraging bloggers to experiment with different elements of their blog’s design to see if they could find any areas for improvement.

Suggested elements to consider for improvement included experimenting with different themes, fonts, color schemes, and more. I know the day will come when I’ll have to completely overhaul the current theme…

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Why Do You Blog?

Why Do You Blog?

WordPress and the folks over at The Daily Post recently started a Blogging University campaign, and I’ll be participating in some form or another over the next couple of weeks. As I go through some of the challenges they’ve laid out, I plan to share some of my reflections on them here at (N.A.H.)

“Today’s assignment: consider what you want to accomplish with your blog. Write down three concrete…

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