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About wiyatt

Hi I am Dara born in Spain, raised in Newark, NJ and now enjoying living a dream in Washington, DC. I am zealous about Social Equity and Justice. I am an Advocate for Disability Rights. I am a Sister & Friend to many! Years of studying, living and changing policy brought me to this place. Thank you for reading my blog! Follow me on Twitter: @NJDC07 The quote above is from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in a speech he gave here in Washington, DC in 1955. It is now carved into one of the many stones at his memorial on the National Mall.

Symbols of the reason for the Civil War: Slavery – Where are they in our US Capitol and across this country?

The past few weeks after the horrific racist and terrorist attacks in Charlottesville, have been a time for political pundits to discuss symbols of the Confederate. As I yell at my TV and some periodicals there are few voices talking … Continue reading

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The passing of Dick Gregory a courageous, activist and comedian

Legendary comedian and civil rights icon Dick Gregory (1932-2017) passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017 here in Washington, DC.  He had courage to fight for the rights of Black people before, during and aver the civil rights movement. He made … Continue reading

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