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In "Exploring Our Values Through Poetry," a Tapestry of Faith program
You can find "End of a Discussion with a Jailer" in the anthology, The Space between Our Footsteps, by Naomi Shihab Nye (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998). Samih Al-Qasim is featured in the PBS Online NewsHour poetry series web pages.
"Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person, Could Believe in the War between Races" and "Animal Liberation" are from the anthology, From Totems To Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas, 1900-2002, edited by Ishmael Reed (New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003). Poets.org has a short biography of Lorna Dee Cervantes.
You can find an interview with Genny Lim at a website created by Jaime Wright, a Ph.D. student at University of California, Berkeley, and the Bush Foundation (an organization that funds the arts) has a biographical paragraph about Lim.
For a bit of history about "A Change Is Gonna Come," go to Songfacts or Rolling Stone. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum has a short biography of Sam Cooke.
Answers.com has biographical information on Whitney Young.
The Unitarian Universalist Historical Society has a biographical dictionary. It includes an entry on Viola Liuzzo, Bertrand Russell, and Clarence Skinner.
Go to Unitarian Universalists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for more information on Henry Bergh.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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