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Beyond Ferguson, the pattern is clear. Blacks are...

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Interesting polemic, and if I don’t entirely agree with the sentiments, it’s because they don’t delve deeply enough into the underlying causes.   215 more words

Justice & Law

To Free the Oppressed

The U.S. Special Forces have a motto:

“De oppresso liber”

The translation may read “to free from oppression” or “to liberate the oppressed.”

This is a high ideal, especially in light of the recent persecution, beheadings, and violence in the Middle East caused by the group referred to as ISIS.   390 more words

Share Your Food (Hadith No. 2160)

Bismillah.

Hadith no. 2159 (below) is a repeat. Read it here.

Volume 3, Book 43, Number 662:

Narrated Abu Huraira  (radiallaahu `anhu):

Allah’s Apostle ( 434 more words

ILook

Internalized Racism is a Symptom of White Supremacy

“Not everyone can or wants to be educated. Not everyone can or wants to be liberated. Not everyone can be persuaded by a shot gun pointed at their backs. 26 more words

Racism

I once perjured myself terribly:

I told a friend that when I am home

without the television or the radio on,

without a book or magazine open, 44 more words

Poem

If racism in America is the horse - it's not dead yet

Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about the shooting of Michael Brown and the response in Ferguson. The case itself and the issues that surround it have taken up a good portion of my mental focus. 376 more words

Michael Brown