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Me in the Middle of Hope

I live just outside of the City of Charlottesville in Albemarle County.

As I watched last weekend begin to unfold on last Friday night with the intimidating appearance of  torches and hate-filled messages on the Lawn of the University of Virginia I knew things were going to progress in ugliness.   482 more words

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A Manifesto for the Restitution of American Black People.

My previous social media commentaries published and titled, “Black History Check.” Implies the American four hundred-year-old Black and White problem must be resolved.


The main intent of this Manifesto of Destiny is to Recover Black American Reparations. 438 more words

Black Perspective

The day when the color of your skin determine your capacities

When I first came to America –that, by the way, is the United States and America is an entire continent– I was surprised by the many times I had to add my “race” in official papers. 408 more words


White American’s Death Rate Increased Due to Alcohol & Drug Abuse

A new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that 500,000 white, middle-aged Americans lost their lives between 1999 and 2013, a preventable tragedy that some liken to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, beginning in 1981. 333 more words

Shame as a political weapon: Donald Trump and the US presidential election

Many reasons are still being advanced to explain Donald Trump’s win over his experienced, accomplished, much-fancied-in-the-polls rival Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US presidential election. White working-class anger has received a lot of attention, but Trump’s success exploiting anger’s inner manifestation – shame – should be getting a lot more focus. 960 more words


The big difference in the way white and black Americans view protests against police

 Overall, about eight in 10 Americans generally think that at least some of the motivation behind the protests has been prejudice against police officers, the Pew survey found. 1,272 more words