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Oct
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2021

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  • The Briar Patch— On kindness

    And what would Cleola think of this iteration of kindness we are experiencing now? This market driven world of contemporary culture that has attempted to commoditize kindness into a kindness tourist destination trap.

  • The Briar Patch— Did we ask permission?

    Community development — in all its forms — is an imperative question for the governance of our village.

  • COLUMN: Into the thicket

    A briar patch is a “thicket formed by any number of unrelated thorny parts.” The briar patch figures prominently in the escape route of “Brer Rabbit,” the trickster figure in African American folktales in the mid-1800s.