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Farewell Barry, and Thank You.

New York, NY — The other night before going to bed I watched the Netflix original “Barry.” The film was a slice-of-life moment during Barack Obama’s years at Columbia undergrad in New York City. 1,502 more words

United States Of America

Has Common Sense Left The Building?

I’ve told my wife and friends several times in the recent past. I no longer have my cool stroll. Some, not me, would call it a pimp walk. 1,347 more words

African-American News

A Letter from a Birmingham Jail: 50+ Years Later

In honor of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I was asked to lead a forum that explored King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail… 87 more words

Race In America

Not Ready to Make Nice

(Column 48 – published January 17th in the Warroad Pioneer)

My feelings are hurt.

Again.

I mean, still.

I try not to have feelings, but unfortunately, I just can’t help it. 1,004 more words

Donald Trump

The Forgotten Dream

As we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr., it deeply disturbs me how so many have distorted the legacy and intent of the most influential civil rights leader in modern history. 642 more words

Barack Obama

The Laws of Immigration

About a month ago, my dad and I got in the only yelling fight I ever remember. I knew there was no reason for us to argue – we fundamentally disagreed on a very important issue – that of immigration law. 630 more words

Social Justice

To Lead by Example

I do not deny that I love Donald Trump’s “no-nonsense, get shit done” mentality of leadership. The man tackles problems with timely vigor, he consults people from all schools of thought regardless of personal differences, and he views “politics” as an obstacle to sound, lasting solutions. 482 more words

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