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Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights - Gretchen Sorin (2020)

With the world in this state of flux (for all of the many different reasons), I’m really interested in learning more about the history and the lives of the many people who call the U.S. 919 more words

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Ghosts: GQ Ghost Stories!

Readers, here are some brief but thought-provoking tales related by GQ staff.  Enjoy these stories, from GQ here: Stories from GQ Staff

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What I read in June 2020 (Part 2)

There are two book reviews in this post.

I won a paperback copy of Breaking the Mould: Learning to thrive as a Ministry Mum by Jules Middleton from the publisher IVP (UK) on Twitter . 435 more words

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Houston, TX, 2009

It is a three-plus hour drive, down the I-45, to catch a glimpse of Valverde’s sidearm. An argument for each hour and one wrong turn are well worth the effort, to hear the steerhide of Pudge’s mitt snap all the way up in the Crawford Boxes. 344 more words

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It's Not About the Burqa

It’s Not About the Burqa – edited by Mariam Khan

As the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement continues to gather momentum globally, I’ve realised just how privileged I am being a white woman, living in a first world country. 293 more words

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The Survivalist

One year, at Boy Scout camp, I was going for my Wilderness Survival merit badge. You’ll always meet the gnarled old Scouts who tell you that merit badges have been watered down from… 942 more words

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Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Rate: 5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (Spoilers Abound):

Many of my friends and my mother-in-law have all given rave reviews for Born a Crime… 442 more words

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