Posts by nelson

Children of Incarcerated Parents Interview with Toby Dorr

Toby Dorr, in 2006, helped an inmate escape from prison. They went on the run for 12 days, and of course, she got caught, and I ended up with a 27-month prison sentence. And during that time, Dorr realized that so many of the women I was in prison with had children; I had children…

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Interview with Arnold N Gordon-Bray, Brigadier General, US Army (Retired)

General Gordon-Bray talked about the state of America we also discussed his involvement in HBCUs. Brigadier General Arnold Gordon-Bray completed over three decades of service in the United States Army where he demonstrated professional leadership skills in strategic communications, combat operations, foreign affairs, and effective modernization in support of the Department of Defense and National…

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Interview With Kansas City Artist Harold Smith

Harold Smith is a Kansas City born and based visual artist who’s internationally exhibited and collected work includes painting, collage, mixed media, performance, video, sound, and assemblage. His broad practice addresses issues of the complexity of the black male experience in the Western world through exploring the tension between Westernized societal perceptions of and attitudes…

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Interview with Cascade Media Group (CMG) Rodolfo “Rudy” Monterrosa Conversations with the Community (Conversaciones con la comunidad) Series

Professor Monterrosa joined us for conversations about his experiences attending law school as a Latino, his personal immigrant experience, and his work as an immigration and criminal attorney. Professor Monterrosa is an adjunct professor at the Notre Dame Law School. He practice criminal and immigration law at a firm he founded in South Bend, Indiana.…

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Las Posadas

Las Posadas is an extended devotional prayer celebrated every year between Dec. 16 and Dec. 24 throughout Latin America, including in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Cuba, and by Latinos and Hispanics in the US. Las Posadas has been celebrated in Mexico for over 400 years and depicts Mary and Joseph’s search for a place for Mary…

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Do you remember…?

Our first experience to a new activity and or feeling has lasting effects on us. Life has more experiences to offer if you allow it.

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