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Here's how I'm keeping occupied (and positive!) during self-isolation in an already disastrous 2020

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From /: We were caught up in all the potential blessings 2020 had to offer, but then my friend Baltimore rapper Dee Dave was murdered, Kobe Bryant died with his daughter, rapper Pop Smoke was murdered the same week as one of my relatives.  As my family & friends suffer from loss, and the Democratic Party suffers from delusion, the world is also suffering from the novel coronavirus.  Joe Biden, a drafter and promoter of the 1994 Crime Bill, that sent so many African Americans to prison for petty nonviolent drug crimes, igniting an era of mass incarceration, became the Dems’ superstar. And there is no clear ending in sight so – while we wait for our super-smart scientists to create cures for this deadly virus, I’d like to share some of the things I’m doing with my family as I do believe that the healthiest thing we can do is try to make the best of this bad situation:

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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