Not quite ALL about my 2009, because that would take a year to write. This only took several hours. Continue reading
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Janson Jones’ fifth video of the September 25 True Diversity Dinner in Anchorage features Diane Benson speaking about healing racism in Anchorage — & some of my additional commentary on Alaska’s high rate of sexual violence that especially victimizes Alaska Native women.
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Janson Jones’ video, & my photos, of the Yup’ik troupe Masingka Singers & Dancers performing at the True Diversity Dinner in Anchorage on September 25, 2009.
Today’s Daily Tweets include links to Janson Jones’ videos of the True Diversity Dinner held in Anchorage on September 25, 2009.
Here’s a selection of photos I took at last night’s True Diversity Dinner.
Mayor Dan Sullivan claims, with his Mayor’s Unity Dinner, to be honoring values we all share, including the importance of family. But his veto last month of the Anchorage equal rights ordinance makes it clear that he only deems some families important — and mine’s not one of them.