Thoughtful Thursdays, Stayed on Freedom’s Call page 22, and Farther Along

Critical thinking for Human Community

It is crucial that we each help our society to become more fully inclusive for all of us today, and to come and work together, for all of us, right? 

“we will understand it all…”

I believe that attention to shared histories, as in DC, may provide part of an answer.  I started a note about that, a few years ago, in my book Stayed on Freedom’s Call:

” … Chapter 3: Shepherd Park: Integration Starts In The Home
Keeping the Neighborhood Integrated: Neighbors, and T.I.

“We will understand it all, by and by”

-from Marvin Caplan ́s favorite song, “Farther Along”

 

When “Boss” Alexander R. Shepherd ́s mansion still stood, 16 th Street was Embassy Row, and in elite White society the three Patton sisters were rumored to be the fastest form of communication in Washington, DC. After the
1940 ́s, it became known as “Little Jerusalem.”…

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