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A 1960s Lexicon of Words of Liberation and Self Defense

Power to the People

Over the decade of the 60s these groups developed and shared a lexicon of words that expressed their desire for liberation. The black community at-large widely used these liberation words and phrases. Recently I have been recalling those words and phrases noticing that I rarely hear them in today’s struggle. Read More »

Black Like Me

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That their torments be many and can only be explained in the darkest Yiddish proverbs by the cruses of a thousand rabbis. That the imps of a far-distant abyss visit each of them, every other night, for all the rest of their lives to keep their eyes propped open and their minds restless through the night, so they awaken tired in Hellhelm where there is no mornings. And if this does not get them to change their evil ways – for them I further wish: Read More »

Tennessee’s Troubling Move to Name the Bible as the State’s Official Book

Tennessee Establishment Clause of U.S. Constitution

Tennessee trying to name The Bible as the state's official book is the latest attempt to insert religion into government and challenge the U.S. Constitution's Establishment Clause. Read More »

Black Lives Matter: A Proposed Amnesty Program for Dirty Cops

Cops in need of retraining

As a good faith gesture of conciliation to the black community, police departments around the nation should create South African style reconciliation commissions and grant amnesty to members of their departments who confess to wrongdoing that has resulted in the death or conviction of an innocent black man. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Needs the Challenge of Vigorous Debate

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham

Is Hillary's uncontested run for the Democratic nomination bad for the Democrats? Perhaps. Read More »

Eric Holder: Biting The Hand That Protects You

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Holder and the DOJ came up with a slew of statistics pertaining to tickets and arrests of black people that tries to make it look like the Ferguson Police Department is indistinguishable from the Ku Klux Klan. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria’s Unholy War’ by Mike Smith

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Boko Haram is a growing threat, but an even bigger threat is not understanding how they got here. Read More »

Book Review : ”Sweet Crude’ Odyssey,’ A Thriller by Alex Sochi

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‘Sweet Crude’ Odyssey by Alex Sochi begins when Bruce is approached by an individual who calls himself Steve, while hanging out with his girlfriend at a bar in Bonny Island, Nigeria. Steve knows that Bruce Abel Telema had been fired from his job at an oil engineering firm, and tells him that if he keeps on the drinking path he ... Read More »

The Vaccination Controversy: A Rant

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The vaccination controversy knows no political bounds. Willful ignorance is an equal opportunity ailment, applicable to the left and right. Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Celebrate His Legacy By Following His Example

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It’s not enough to celebrate what he stood for and then get up tomorrow and go about business as usual. Read More »