Fran Shor

Fran Shor is a Michigan-based retired teacher, writer, and activist.

Articles by this author

Thursday, July 05, 2018
A Different "Trail of Tears"
The anguished cries of mothers being separated from their children on the U.S. Southwest border recalls earlier travesties visited upon immigrants, native peoples, and the poor. White vigilantes in the early decades of the twentieth century terrorized immigrant, Mexican, native, and working class...
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“If we do not act we shall surely be dragged down the long dark and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess power without compassion, might without morality, and strength without sight.” (Photo: Democracy Now!) Views
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Spiritual Death/Spiritual Awakening
As we approach the 50th anniversary on April 4 of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., perhaps the most appropriate testament to his moral leadership would be the citation of certain prophetic passages in his compelling address, “A Time to Break Silence.” Delivered at the Riverside...
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Whither the Resistance?
The incredible outpouring of protest against Trump’s presidency and policies, from the amazing global women’s marches to organizational responses to all of his egregious executive orders, portends a diverse and enormous mass movement. With the most recent executive order banning Muslims from seven...
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