Carroll Community Media Center: January 26, 2019 NAACP Martin Luther King Breakfast

Carroll Community Center: NAACP Martin Luther King BreakfastCC NAACP’s 16th Annual MLK Breakfast Jan. 26, 2019 9 am at MartinsOn Saturday, Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 9 a.m., Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven A. Lockard was the guest speaker at the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast at Martin’s of Westminster, … Continue reading Carroll Community Media Center: January 26, 2019 NAACP Martin Luther King Breakfast

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Marine, local business owner Charles Zincon, 93, of Westminster

Marine, local business owner Charles Zincon, 93, of Westminster Charles Zincon, a quiet community leader who owned Modern Ideal Laundry and Dry Cleaners for 40-years, passed away on January 12, 2019 By Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 Chaplain Kevin Dayhoff February 7, 2019 About a month ago, a fellow Marine, Charles Zincon, … Continue reading Marine, local business owner Charles Zincon, 93, of Westminster

Community leader, past Carroll County Chamber president, Richard Haddad, 77, of Westminster

Community leader, past Carroll County Chamber president, Richard Haddad, 77, of Westminster By Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 Chaplain Kevin Dayhoff Westminster Md. 6Feb2019 - It is with deep sadness that the brothers and sisters of the Westminster Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 announces the passing of Rich Haddad, the father … Continue reading Community leader, past Carroll County Chamber president, Richard Haddad, 77, of Westminster

Christopher Tomlinson in the Carroll County Times

Christopher Tomlinson in the Carroll County Times February 4, 2019 A collection of the results of a recent search on mentions, articles, columns, and work by local writer Chris Tomlinson… Well-written, thoughtful, and interesting. Give him a good read…. https://www.carrollcountytimes.com/search/dispatcher.front?Query=Tomlinson&target=all&spell=on OPINION COLUMNISTS Tomlinson: Pay attention, but don't fear idea of charter government Christopher Tomlinson On … Continue reading Christopher Tomlinson in the Carroll County Times

Decolonization is not a metaphor

“Decolonization is not a metaphor” is a fascinating read. Another good read is, “Columbus and Other cannibals,” published by Jack D. Forbes in 1978 – but it is not for the faint of heart.

Sort of along the lines of one of the first pieces I ever wrote that got me in hot water: In 1969-1970 I did a review of Vine Deloria’s “Custer Died for Your Sins.” It completely, and at the time, irreverently savaged not just policies perpetrated upon the first peoples by the U.S. government, but also by the church and NGO aid organizations.

Unsettling America

By Eve Tuck & K. Wayne Yang, Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, & Society, Vol 1, No 1 (2012)

Our goal in this article is to remind readers what is unsettling about decolonization. Decolonization brings about the repatriation of Indigenous land and life; it is not a metaphor for other things we want to do to improve our societies and schools. The easy adoption of decolonizing discourse by educational advocacy and scholarship, evidenced by the increasing number of calls to “decolonize our schools,” or use “decolonizing methods,” or, “decolonize student thinking”, turns decolonization into a metaphor. As important as their goals may be, social justice, critical methodologies, or approaches that decenter settler perspectives have objectives that may be incommensurable with decolonization. Because settler colonialism is built upon an entangled triad structure of settler-native-slave, the decolonial desires of white, non-white, immigrant, postcolonial, and oppressed people, can similarly be entangled in resettlement, reoccupation, and…

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Carroll County Poor People’s Campaign organizational meeting Saturday January 19th

Carroll County Poor People's Campaign organizational meeting Saturday January 19th By Kevin Dayhoff Friday, January 18, 2019 There will be Poor People's Campaign organizational meeting on Sat., Jan. 19th, 2019 at the Westminster Library, 50 East Main Street https://patch.com/maryland/westminster/carroll-co-poor-peoples-campaign-organizational-meeting-sat https://ccnaacp7014.blogspot.com/2019/01/carroll-county-poor-peoples-campaign.html According to Carroll County NAACP executive board member Rev. Erin Snell, there will be Poor … Continue reading Carroll County Poor People’s Campaign organizational meeting Saturday January 19th

Time Flies Dayhoff: America’s oldest banker when he died, John Cunningham enjoyed walking, cycling and poker

Time Flies Dayhoff: America's oldest banker when he died, John Cunningham enjoyed walking, cycling and poker January 11, 2019 by Kevin Dayhoff As we put away another year and look forward to a new one, it is only fitting that we remember one of the many great Carroll Countians that have gone before us: John … Continue reading Time Flies Dayhoff: America’s oldest banker when he died, John Cunningham enjoyed walking, cycling and poker

Pictures for articles on Nationwide Civil Rights Education Delegation Visits Marks, Miss.

Pictures for articles on Nationwide Civil Rights Education Delegation Visits Marks, Miss. The Quitman Co. Administrator and I wrote for the Quitman County Democrat about our visit to Marks, Miss. on Jan. 4, 2019. The article also appears in Across Mississippi Patch here: https://patch.com/mississippi/across-ms/s/glh5j/nationwide-civil-rights-education-delegation-visits-marks-miss On January 4, 2019 a nationwide delegation from Westminster and beyond … Continue reading Pictures for articles on Nationwide Civil Rights Education Delegation Visits Marks, Miss.