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Re: pledge of allegiance/add on to Madafo

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Madafo_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 05:40:26 PDT


In a message dated 7/27/02 7:30:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
whest177@wheatstate.com writes:

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> I would like to add my 2 cents worth here - I keep reading about racism
> refering to blacks/whites. Let us not forget that racism affects many
> peoples, including Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, etc etc etc. It
> affects Jews (let us not forget WWII). My mother-in-law is from Tibet, and
> her people were persecuted when she was a child. And how does all this
> affect the handicapped? I have seen many races poking fun (on national TV
> no less) at the mentally retarded, the physically impaired. Our jobs as
> educators should be to embrace all people regardless of skin color,
> religion, or physical abilities.
> ~Michal
>

Michal,
Thanks, for the insight...one of the best places to impact that message is in
the class room.

Peace and Blessings,
Madafo

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