Tag Archives: Heather M.

A Day of Remembrance with Khizr Khan

Gold Star father Khizr Khan made headlines when he offered to lend his copy of the Constitution to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump during a speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, asking him to read the document and “look for the words ‘liberty’ … Continue reading

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Never Again: Japanese American WWII History and American Muslim Rights Today

Seventy-five years ago, approximately 7,000 Seattleites were ordered by the U.S. military to leave their homes and sent to incarceration camps. Most ended up at desolate Minidoka in southern Idaho. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed on February … Continue reading

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Give, Baby, Give!

  I’ve been hearing a lot of people wondering out loud about what they can do to be involved in their community these days.  Maybe it’s the holiday season gaining importance now that the Presidential election has come to an … Continue reading

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Left on the Shelf

Nothing left on that DVD shelf at your local branch library?  You might want to take a closer look. I decided to try an experiment in serendipity with the DVD shelves at the branch where I work.  I would select … Continue reading

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