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Supreme Court Decision for Marriage Equality a Victory for America

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This is one of those wonderful moments, like the passing of the vote for women and the Civil Rights Act, that change everything for the better. Read More »

Run, Forrest Run

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Here; remember the scene in the movie 'Forrest Gump,' when Forrest and his girlfriend Jenny Curran were walking home from school and a Jeep load of young white thugs came after Forrest. To communicate to the theater audience the danger Forrest was in, the film director had the camera focused on the Confederate flag license plate in the front of the Jeep. The Jeep was moving fast, but Forrest was moving faster and Jenny was screaming “Run, Forrest Run.” Read More »

The Devil’s Work In Charleston, South Carolina

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The first Africans upon the slave ships destined for the Americas sensed the coming of a great and lasting catastrophe. They had nothing that would protect and fortify them from the coming centuries of bondage and tyranny, so they sent out an exalting wail beseeching God’s mercy. God looked down on them and saw that they had nothing. They were naked and in chains. God in His singular wisdom took the very sound of their lament and turned it into their shield and their weapon, and today we call that sound music. Read More »

The Logic of Infrastructure Renewal: A Political Rant

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Why is infrastructure renewal NOT the number one priority on every presidential candidate's mind? Read More »

A 1960s Lexicon of Words of Liberation and Self Defense

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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

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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

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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

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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 »