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Black America at a Crossroads

The road less traveled

Black America is in a constant state of grief and mourning these recent days, months, years. The state-sanctioned violence perpetrated on black youth by police, prosecutors and judges is utterly demoralizing. 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 »