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Let the Children Play

Let the Children Play. By: Gary Hays

When I was half the size I now am, my family lived in Alexandria Virginia. The year was 1957 and I attended second grade under the dictatorship of Mrs. 1,011 more words


Jury Begins Review Of Fatal Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store. 487 more words


the quiet of an August evening

Sitting here in the quiet of the August evening with only the song of the cicadas surrounding me, I wonder WHO are we?

The cicada  nymphs who have lived underground for seventeen years are maturing and sending out their love call–their tymbal muscles specifically honed to bring home their mate.  417 more words


Police are being villianized

I understand that the families of those killed by Police shootings are upset. I also understand a parents feelings when their child or young adult is killed when in their their kids are law abiding citizens. 101 more words


Real Equality of Opportunity

A question to ponder while reading: is the “opportunity” presented in America really equal?

Jason is fresh; dressed to impress
He feels that his resume is the best… 305 more words

Poetry/Spoken Word

Absolute bliss

The myth: ignorance of racism. Well, within that state of bliss there’s the failure to recognize how much race has been included in the process of socialization. 321 more words

Poetry/Spoken Word

Racial Issues in Southern Illinois University

There seems to be an outburst of racial tension and aggression, around Illinois southern university of champagne. When the school Chancellor chose to not call off school during a severe weather day, some of the students became extremely aggressive and racist over the social media site, Twitter.  480 more words