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Crying Again, But Don't Look

For several years now there has been any degree of cultural tension in my beloved hometown. Every six months or so, it seems, there is an incident that picks at the scab of the inherent and underlying racism with a religious chaser we see in a not insignificant portion of our area. 1,119 more words

Social Commentary

The History of the Watts Riots

In order to understand gangs, we have to understand history and how it plays into the racial issues of today.  In class we’ve been talking about riots that took in place in L.A. 245 more words

Race debate rocks Rhodes - Grocott's Mail

Rhodes University’s online forums have been rocked this week by racial tension and debate sparked by the Rhodes Must Fall protest and the subsequent hashtag #RhodesSoWhite. 80 more words

Chelsea Haith

Starbucks CEO defends 'Race Together' after backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday defended the company’s new “Race Together” campaign that has been criticized for being naive and even using racial tensions to boost its bottom line. 666 more words

National / World

An Apocalyptic Bus Ride In Baltimore

I sat up on one of the stone ledges before the windows of the U.S. Appraisers Stores building on South Gay Street. This was my ritual of waiting on the 19 bus that would transport me from the Inner Harbor through downtown and up Harford Road to the county where my parents lived. 1,322 more words

G-Poppers: ... March 13, 2015

Jonathots Daily Blog


Dear Grandkids:

I saw something beautiful.

I don’t like to miss beautiful things or ignore them because there are so many ugly things crowding them out of the picture. 438 more words