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the mere thought of the grinning, toothless black hag that was her foreparent would forever rise between us.
As he tells a friend, who has been arguing that the amalgamation of the races is inevitable, "The mere thought of the grinning, toothless black hag that was her foreparent would forever rise between us" (p.
After 181 years, despite the atrocities inflicted on our foreparents, we stand firm in celebrating Emancipation Day as a reminder of their resilience and bravery.
We claim this place as legacy from our foreparents. Justice demands that we live here along with others in true peace, not as slaves or colonized people, but as equal citizens with identical rights.
I've long decided I was giving you back this problem of racism cause it isn't of my invention, or that of my foreparents, so since I'm giving you your problem back to fix, I've got a checklist for you--if you can't acknowledge the following then I got no time for you and you should keep out my way...
The island was occupied by Tainos and Africans, who live together peacefully and they called the island "Xaymaca" meaning "land of wood and water." The African foreparents would travel from the Motherland of Africa in small locally made ships/canoes trading their merchandise.
Everytime the Philippine flag is hoisted in schools and offices, let us take time to reflect and appreciate the many struggles and sacrifices that our foreparents and heroes made to gain the freedom that we now enjoy.
The higante will represent the Higaonon male and female, Cagayan's peace-loving foreparents; Datu Salangsang, who ruled a river-based community from which the city took root; his wife Bai Caransuli; Augustinian Recollect Fray Agustin de San Pedro, who established the town that became Cagayan de Oro; San Agustin, the first Doctor of the Church and the city's patron; his mother, Santa Monica, patron saint of abused women; Tirso Neri, the first mayor; Col.
All three issued apologies for their foreparents' involvement in human trafficking.
It makes me realize I have a mission still, which is to learn Yiddish, the language of my foreparents, at least well enough to grasp some of its nuances, to read a bit of Yiddish poetry, even if there is no community in which I can speak it.
Our foreparents may not have been so modest as we are encouraged to believe.