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Black Lives Matter vs Current Law Enforcement Killings

First my thoughts as an African American, whose parents have walked with Martin Luther King Jr. and his council back in the 1960’s with the current Black Lives Matter movement and current ambush against police officers across the country. 1,918 more words


Whose History is Worth Preserving?

The fallout over the recommendation by the city of Austin’s Preservation Office and Landmark Commission to deny the Rosewood Courts in East Austin local landmark status continues. 523 more words


For a rainy Sunday.

Rainy Sundays have a way of igniting Passion.  And Love.  And Memories.  And renewal.  Rainy Sundays invite Laziness.  Slowness.  Reflections.  And some Me Time.  With Me.  14 more words

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In a Poetic Mood.

Saturday Night was Delicious.  Sweet.  Dripping with yo Honey.  Right on da money.  Honey on yo Lips.  Honey on yo Fingertips.  Applied to my Face.  Without Haste.  77 more words

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In a Spiritual Mood.

Water is The Great Mother.

The Life-giver.

She’s with us in Creation.

She breaks to release us from

The Sacred Womb. After 9 months of Loving us. 92 more words

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Commentary - "Why the Black Lives Matter movement upsets some people."

The Black Lives Matter movement is deeply rooted in American history.  It’s an expression Black Mothers have been expressing since the very 1st day American slavery hit the ground running.  811 more words

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July 1 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – July 1 *

1863 – The Dutch West Indies abolishes slavery.

1870 – James W. Smith is the first African American to enter… 1,778 more words

African American History