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And Then He Told Us It Was Raining: Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island Provide a Seminal Moment

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Americans daily and the international community of nations have taken note, and even a country like North Korea can scoff at America when it comes to human rights – America has loss its moral standing in the world. Read More »

Killed by Police: Not Only in Ferguson, But All of America

Eleanor Bumpurs: Shotgunned to death by police in 1984

There is a long, long history of white cops receiving immunity after shooting and killing black people needlessly. Read More »

The Funeral

Birthday celebration

"I'm tired of preaching funeral sermons about dead people who have never lived to dead people who have never lived," said Reverend Ledbetter. Read More »

Kosen Rufu – Propagation of World Peace

Nichiren is a form of Japanese Buddhism that emphasizes repeated recitation of the mantra nam myoho renge kyo for health, happiness and enlightenment. Read More »

White Youth Corps Against Bigotry

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There need to be regiments of young white people coalescing into squadrons of anti-racism reformers to modernize and re-educate white racists. Read More »

The New Black Opinion-Makers

Charming and smart

Black opinion-makers for this generation and the generation to come are carrying on the tradition of molding black public opinion for progress. Read More »

From Field Holler to Mass Movement to Concert Halls

Sam Cooke of the Soul Stirrers.

The black people of Hollywood, South Carolina, like black people all over America, loved this music for the power it instilled in them; for the hope it engendered and for the spiritual feeling it awakened in them. Read More »

America after Obama

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Nate Silverman the polling genius says that the Senate can fall to Republican control in the 2014 election and if he’s right, look out. Read More »

God and the Planetarium

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Whenever I’m in a conversation about the planetarium I like to make people laugh (and think) by telling them that from the looks of the real night sky, I think that God must have been to the planetarium too. Read More »

He’s Not Heavy: Tribute to a Brother

mentor of the year award

A week later I received a call from Ted. His voice was solemn: “There is bad news and there is good news.” Read More »