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A Death in Live Oak (Jack Swyteck #14) by James Grippando

4.5 Stars

My Review: James Grippando is one of my favourite go to authors. I have read all his books and enjoyed them all and this one was no exception. 953 more words

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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. 849 more words


Review of Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

I enjoyed this book more than I expected to, mainly because the stories are a surprising combination of everyday life, tragedy, and humor.  The stories focus on black identity in a powerful way, but this is far from a one-issue book. 675 more words

Highly Recommended

Saturday Sampler: April 8 -- April 14

Using 1 Corinthians 12, Kristen Wetherell of Unlocking the Bible demonstrates our responsibility to Trust God With the Spiritual Gifts He Gives. She brings us back to the reason He gives those gifts in the first place. 260 more words

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Are White Evangelicals Guilty Of Assassinating Martin Luther King, Jr?

I’ve spent all week trying to articulate how Christians should respond to racism. I’m not certain I’ve done the greatest job of handling this topic. Most of the time, I’ve felt as if I was trying to put pantyhose on an octopus.  534 more words

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A Conversation With The Chef Who Charges White Customers More To Eat

The first time I heard about Tunde Wey’s pop-up restaurant in New Orleans, Saartj — which charges black people $12 and white people $30 for the same lunch, in order to highlight how wage disparity is driven by race — I laughed. 3,770 more words

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Bearing My Great-Great-Grandfather's Guilt

Yesterday I tried to make the case that, as white Americans, we need to be sensitive to the discrimination and injustices that black Americans have suffered. 579 more words

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