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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday w/ TK

Do you know where you’re goin’ to? Do you like the things that life is showin’ you? Where are you goin’ to?  

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WOMEN

JOIN PASTOR PFLEGER AND THE FAMILY OF EMMETT TILL FOR SUMMER PEACE MARCH

Please join Pastor Michael Pfleger and Emmett Till’s family… On this Friday, July 25, at 7 pm  for his Summer Peace March and celebrating the life of Emmett Till and for all the young who lost their lives.  15 more words

CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF EMMETT TILL

Who can forget the death of Emmett Till?

While visiting relatives in the South. Brutally murdered for ” allegedly” whistling at a white woman..   The two men accused beat him almost to death, gouged his eyes, shot him in the head, tied him to a cotton-gin fan with barbed wire in threw him in the river. 38 more words

Muerte en una estrella - Shooting Star: An excellent, disturbing novel in first English translation - #fiction #bookreview

 

Muerte en Una Estrella – Shooting Star

Sergio D. Elizondo

English Translation by Rosaura Sánchez and Beatriz Pita

(Arte Público Press – paperback)

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Book Reviews

Be Offended

As if you needed another excuse to loathe Kanye West (yet still not completely hate him as an artist), then you should take a gander into the recent controversy surrounding his speech at his wedding with fame whore (mostly just whore) Kim Kardashian. 810 more words

RANDOM BUT RELATIVE

Students with Operation Understanding D.C. visit Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Twenty-four African American and Jewish rising high school seniors from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia spent the weekend learning about Birmingham’s Civil Rights history. 202 more words

News

The Benign Intentions of an Ignorant & Fanatical Society

Americans today live in what is a strange point in our nation’s history. Our society indulges in inaccuracy and lies, all the while assuring itself it follows only reason and objective thought. 1,544 more words

Rationality