What resonated with me when I did this research was how the politicians saw an opportunity in the fear people felt about desegregation and used it to gain control of not only of the politics but also the public education system.
With the Corona virus pandemic I am noticing a huge swell of lack and scarcity stories surfacing all around me. Lack of protective equipment, lack of respirators. Lack of Clorox. Lack of toilet paper. Lack of comfort foods - like bread.
Fear and greed, these are the roots of oppression, racism, hatred. They are the opposite of love and compassion. There is an un-healthy fear in this world that most people have. It is a fear that perpetuates fear. The scenarios and stories that fuel our fears are caused by fear itself. Fear is always a … Continue reading Would you have hidden Ann Frank in your attic?