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A Response to a friend and a reflection on "police Gangs" in Ferguson, MO

A friend and colleague recently shared this article in the “Atlantic.” Among his observations was the fact that accountability is important and that this article is well-written. 1,044 more words

Racism

Maybe the New York Times can do a graphic on witch burnings in the Northeast

It would be nice if I one day opened the New York Times website and, no matter how hard I looked, couldn’t find an article denigrating Alabama or the South. 339 more words

Economics

Ask Kanye. That's all you need to know.

Kanye West was right last night at the Grammy’s (but he don’t need me to tell him). The award for best album should have gone to bubble-butted Beyonce, just like Kanye said. 893 more words

Humor

The Day I Learned What It Is Like To Be a Minority

I had the privilege today of taking my daughter to her State Honors Chorus event. As the group from our school gathered to wait for the event to begin, I noticed that I was the only white person at the table. 1,005 more words

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. week, and may you honestly and courageously address your local racial troubles

Since being humbled last week by that high school student, I’ve tried not to “go on” so much, as in try to bend the discussion toward my pet subjects and let on about my personal philosophy under the heading “some people believe” or “What do you think of the view that…” Today I felt more professional in my demeanor, just trying to make sure these sixth graders understood the concepts–what the different types of industrial power generating facilities were, how they worked, and the pros and cons. 1,251 more words

Education And Schooling

Our Lives Begin to End...

Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we celebrate today, had far more than just a dream for America. And every part of his life and legacy are essential to understand the depth of his courage, the essence of his activism and his message that knows no borders. 241 more words

Activism

BLACK AND WHITE...WITH KEVIN COSTNER

One of my favorite and highly decorated Oscar-winning actor with  lots  of awards… Mr  Kevin Costner.

He tackles some hard-core truth about race relations. He is one of the few who didn’t mind being open about his upbringing with the ignorance within his race… then and now in this country. 115 more words