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Confessions of Faith: I Can't Breathe

I sit here, a black woman born in America. I made my entrance into this world decades after the Jim Crow era, centuries after the emancipation of my ancestors. 1,400 more words

Faith Simone

MY FREESTYLE: Black Lives Matter

Black Life Matter: Thoughts from Tariq Alexander of TSWMall

“It’s a travesty what is happening in our world, in our communities, and to our children. They now live in a generation of fear. 682 more words

DAILY OBSERVATION: Linking the Michael Brown and Travon Martin cases is just wrong.

Many of those saying that Michael Brown is an innocent victim of police racism and excessive force try to connect his case to that of Travon Martin.  497 more words

EAT@ZEKES PT: IV FLAPJACKS

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

“Get your flapjacks here!  Get your flapjacks!” Zeke’s Kitchen is seemingly back open, well sort of.  2,374 more words

Author Blog

Ray Rice is cleared by judge

Lady of my acquaintance expressed dismay at this news. “It’s okay to beat your girlfriend/wife, you can still play in the NFL.” What a sorry state of affairs she said. 244 more words

Forgiveness

I took these photos in the beginning of April 1968 after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, where I was stationed in the army at the time was on lockdown, like all military installations in the USA, and we were practicing riot control tactics, before being shipped out to nearly 100 cities across the USA that had riots taking place in them. 598 more words

Jesus Rocks The World

Racial Incites

By: Susan Bea Good

Last night’s non-indicment in Ferguson resulted in hundreds of felonies. Most alarming is the fact that these crimes were committed after Grand Jury evidence revealed that no crime was committed..by officer Wilson! 491 more words