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Racism is About More than Race

Racism is about an early development in the unfolding of the “original germ of being” which we are when that that “gleam in the eye of our father” suddenly bring us into this time/space continuum.  611 more words

Psychology

A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor (Classics Club)

The Classic:

A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories (1955) by Flannery O’Connor

In 1955, with this short story collection, Flannery O’Connor firmly laid claim to her place as one of the most original and provocative writers of her generation.

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Reviews

Exploring Historic Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham was one of the most unique places I’ve been in the US. Built in the 1880’s, the blast furnaces produced pig iron for 90 years before being shut down. 131 more words

Travel

America's Historical Narrative

Bryan Stevenson talks about hope in an age of despair.

Why the American South Would Have Killed Charles Spurgeon

by Christian George

In 1859, an American minister named “Rev. H.” traveled to London to meet the famous pastor of the New Park Street Chapel. 213 more words

Charles H. Spurgeon

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

This book was an absolute treasure to read. Martha’s extensive research into the elusive Marie Laveau was a gift to my spirit.

Marie is such an interesting historical character. 130 more words

Book Review

The Rural Face of White Supremacy

From the concluding chapter of Mark Schultz’s excellent The Rural Face of White Supremacy: Beyond Jim Crow:

“As Hancock more fully entered the commercial market, it largely left behind the complex, intimate world.

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