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What would make you pour a bucket of ice water on your head?

The ice bucket challenge has been one of the movements of the summer. Celebrities and common folks are taking the challenge. My timeline is full of friends challenging other friends to take the plunge, and ALS is laughing all the way to the bank. 43 more words

Current Events

Black People: Let’s Stop Pointing Fingers!

A black male is killed every 28 hours in this country by police or vigilantes, according to a recent study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. 560 more words

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Black Skin Means Bad News #diversity #race #discrimination

I’ve talked to many diversity executives over the years, and almost all have confirmed that in order to create real traction for their initiatives, to even gain acceptance of their presence and value, they have to talk about diversity like a business. 560 more words

Consideration

Johnny Law and You: 10 Simple Rules for Police Encounters

When I was a kid, “The Talk” meant something different. It meant a father telling his son or a mother telling a daughter about the birds and the bees, a necessary education that all parents should give their children about human sexuality when they reached a certain age. 1,906 more words

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Johnny Law and You: 10 Simple Rules for Police Encounters

When I was a kid, “The Talk” meant something different. It meant a father telling his son or a mother telling a daughter about the birds and the bees, a necessary education that all parents should give their children about human sexuality when they reached a certain age. 1,906 more words

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Justice & Hopelessness

Reflections on the Outcry for Michael Brown

In the aftermath of tragedy, we long for justice. Impartial, objective justice. That restores the balance to our world – destabilized by the crime in question. 288 more words

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