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Marching with Selma's foot soldiers

“Going to Selma was always an escape from the daily grind, primarily because of its emptiness. There was no Target or Starbucks, and there still is not. 85 more words

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Can't Go Back

Reading is such a passion of mine. As a little girl reading presented me with travels afar, meeting new people, learning new ideas in fact reading was my escape. 530 more words

Life Lessons

Changing Racist Hearts

It’s been a tough week for race relations in America. Saturday, March 7 began with a march, led by President Obama and Representative John Lewis, across the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the day 600 voting rights demonstrators, led by Dr. 1,136 more words

Christianity

Serena And The Power Of Forgiveness

Serena Williams is playing at Indian Wells this fortnight. Most weeks the fact that the top-ranked women’s tennis player is participating in the WTA tournament then in progress would scarcely be news. 1,012 more words

ESPN

Selma and Beyond; Honoring John Lewis

Fifty years since Selma, since the Edmund Pettus Bridge, thoughts of all that we all have been through are news. They’re also in our hearts and minds as we see the film SELMA, as we read the newspapers, perhaps as we catch a sound bite of President Obama speaking on that bridge. 491 more words

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FOXNEWS – AS BIAS AND DISTORTED AS MSNBC?

For days now, FOXNews has hammered on the New York Times about cropping G.W. Bush out of a photograph taken at the 50th anniversary of the Selma march. 199 more words

Propaganda

Reflections of Selma: A Commemoration Like Few Others

Recently I returned from my first road assignment for FOX News Radio covering the 50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama.   For the many who showed up for the festivities, the focal point was the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge — where 600 African-American marchers peacefully crossed into Selma only to be met with violence. 391 more words

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