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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird is a coming of age story that takes place in the mid 1930s in Alabama. The story of a black man on trial for allegedly raping a white woman. ★★★★★  Read Review

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Birmingham, Alabama's Black Community might want to rethink its protests planned for Friday (December 19)

The Black community in Birmingham, Alabama plans to join the protests over the two Grand Juries’ refusal to indict for murder the police officers in Ferguson, MO and New York City whose actions led to the deaths of two Black men. 1,896 more words


Moving Forward After Ferguson and Staten Island

Recently I was asked on Facebook how I would help to solve racial problems in the United States, particularly among the black community. After the recent events in Ferguson and Staten Island, I feel that it’s particularly important to address what it is that can be done to help this community. 1,086 more words


Passions Are High

Not long ago, I had a brief email conversation with a brother in New York regarding the recent situation in Ferguson, Missouri. A brother in Alabama shared his thoughts on the situation in Missouri with an email post that contained nothing but Scripture. 246 more words


Students Complain About College's 'White Privilege' Assignments

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – A worksheet designed to raise awareness of racial differences has some students crying foul, reports KPRC-TV.

The assignment asked students to consider whether White Privilege exists and how it might affect their lives. 264 more words


An Honest Show of Hands

After New York graffiti artist Michael Stewart died in the hands of police in 1983, Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat famously said “It could have been me. It could have been me.” It was another case of an unarmed black man who died of a heart attack after being beaten by white police officers in the course of his arrest for what seems like a petty offense.  861 more words


The pointlessness of these protests

According to my local (Birmingham, Alabama) newscast last night (December 8, 2014), there were protests in Talladega, Alabama over the Ferguson and New York City cases where local grand juries had refused to indict police officers whose actions caused the deaths of a couple of Black men. 1,575 more words