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Segregated Integration

by Al Benson Jr.

Over fifty years ago this country was subjected to something called a “civil rights movement” supposedly because schools, restaurants and drinking fountains in the South were segregated. 1,099 more words

42: The Right Guy in the Right Place at the Right Time

I’m not a sports guy. If you read this blog, you’ll know that it’s usually a full year goes by before something sports related appears in the Wednesday Link List. 635 more words


Hope Amid Despair in One Black Suburb

Resilience has been the cornerstone of Lincoln Heights since its inception 70 years ago. The Cincinnati suburb was the first African-American self-governing community north of the Mason-Dixon line. 897 more words

May 21, 2017, Are We Thermometers? Or Thermostats? - guest speaker Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000024

I Peter 3:13-17 “Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 2,522 more words


Malcolm X Birthday Tribute: "The Democrats are Dixiecrats" and "The Ballot or the Bullet" Speech

Malcolm X after 1964 pilgrimage to Mecca.  Source: Wikipedia, “Malcolm X”

On this celebration of what would have been the great US civil rights leader Malcolm X’s  92nd birthday we honor his memory by publishing a transcription of a speech he gave around 1964 which contains his brilliant deconstruction of the Democratic Party’s phony “friends of black workers” charade as well as his famous “the ballot or the bullet” warning to the racist capitalist US government. 2,708 more words

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Northern Evangelicalism's Long Alliance with the GOP

The popular understanding of the history of evangelical political mobilization is still rooted in the 1970s and 1980s and the movement of apolitical or Democratic southern evangelicals toward the Republican Party. 689 more words