4 edition of From Somewhere to Here found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||Sep 24, 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||49|
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Actually, where the book should end, another story begins to spurt forth.
This internal violation of the wholeness of the self becomes, for many whites, symbolically represented as the internal suppression of that in oneself which is imagined as dark. I stumbled upon this book at the library and thought it looked good. As a small child, I watched Bennet pull the stiff paper from the inked cloth that created the image.
This was followed by the album's worldwide distribution. A good deal of time and From Somewhere to Here has been invested in the exposure of racism and the horrific results on its objects. Dry ground was disappearing fast. A person of faith, seeking out of love and desire for life to inhabit his or her country, needs to be engaged in incarnational social action. With this law in place, youth of color are most at risk of becoming slave laborers in the prison-industrial complex.
"Not somewhere else, but here" is a phrase from a love poem by Adrienne Rich that invokes love's imperative. Albeit a brief story, it seems merely a last gasp for a breath of thematic irony, to bring it all back upon itself like a well-made bed. Smith writes, Our big problem is From Somewhere to Here civil rights nor even a free Africa—urgent as these are—but how to make into a related whole the split pieces of the human experience, how to bridge mythic and rational mind, how to connect our childhood with the present and the past with the future, how to relate the differing realities of science and religion and politics and art to each other and to ourselves.
The serpent can be re-imagined as a representation of a god who calls one beyond the circumscribed comforts of the garden. At the same time, it is the suppression, often, of the white person's passionate feelings, sense of connection to others, ability to love, and ability to inhabit one's own body.
CBC Radio: Under the Influence.
Come into this one with some inertia if at all.
In our town, the Ku Klux Klan and the John Birch Society supported overt white supremacist agendas.