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“We have to remember (and heal from) the past to secure the success of the future.”

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Remember

  1. 2. “ Remember . . . It’s OK” Or Brother Emmett’s Face
  2. 3. Remember . . . <ul><li>Who discovered who in 1492 </li></ul><ul><li>and the massacre </li></ul><ul><li>at Wounded Knee </li></ul>
  3. 5. Remember . . . <ul><li>Article X of the Treaty of </li></ul><ul><li>Guadelupe Hildago </li></ul><ul><li>and the Zuit Suit Riots </li></ul>
  4. 6. Remember . . . <ul><li>The China Town riots </li></ul><ul><li>and Executive Order 9066 </li></ul>
  5. 8. Remember . . . <ul><li>The words you thought were cool to call another person to question their “manhood” </li></ul><ul><li>and the young man found on that wooden fence in Wyoming </li></ul>
  6. 10. Remember . . . <ul><li>Colonization, </li></ul><ul><li>the Baptism of Savages, </li></ul><ul><li>and the overthrow of Queen Liliukaloni </li></ul>
  7. 11. Remember . . . <ul><li>Over 3011 documented lynchings </li></ul><ul><li>post Emancipation Proclamation </li></ul><ul><li>and Brother Emmett’s Face </li></ul>
  8. 13. You know . . . <ul><li>It wasn’t that long ago </li></ul><ul><li>Why would one group of human beings do that to another group of human beings??? </li></ul>
  9. 14. Sometimes when I remember . . . <ul><li>I get angry . . . </li></ul><ul><li>and that’s OK </li></ul>
  10. 15. It’s OK . . . <ul><li>To get pissed off </li></ul><ul><li>To hold a grudge </li></ul><ul><li>To NOT hold hands and sing </li></ul><ul><li>“ It’s A Small World After All” </li></ul>
  11. 16. It’s OK . . . <ul><li>To sometimes exclude the </li></ul><ul><li>obvious descendents </li></ul><ul><li>of the obvious excluder </li></ul><ul><li>[Even if they are well-meaning co-workers or loved ones, because there’s just some things they’ll never understand!] </li></ul>
  12. 17. And It’s OK . . . <ul><li>To seek the rights due to you </li></ul><ul><li>“ By Any Means Necessary” </li></ul><ul><li> . . . as long as you first use your mind ! </li></ul>
  13. 18. Most Importantly – It’s OK . . . <ul><li>Not to dwell on all of this #$^@ </li></ul><ul><li>24 . . . </li></ul><ul><li>7 . . . </li></ul><ul><li>365 </li></ul><ul><li>Because honestly . . . deep down . . . </li></ul><ul><li>I really want this “Humanity” thing to work out. </li></ul>
  14. 19. But . . . You Must . . . <ul><li>Remember !!! </li></ul>

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