Category Archives: ACTIVISM

LINK: HAVING BLACK COPS AND BLACK MAYORS DOESN’T END POLICE BRUTALITY

I wanted to pass along the link to this article on Baltimore by Stacia L. Brown in The New Republic. It gives much us to think about. Having Black Cops and Black Mayors Doesn’t End Police Brutality

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COMING OF AGE BELOW THE MASON-DIXON LINE

The older I get, the more I am becoming aware of how very different the home I grew up in was when compared with the homes of my peers. There is so much baggage, so many experiences that I did … Continue reading

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“SOMEWHERE IN AMERICA”

As a teenager during the Viet Nam War era, I was an activist for the causes and candidates I passionately believed in. One of the candidates I passionately believed in was Robert Kennedy. From him I learned that I could … Continue reading

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THE IRRESPONSIBILITY OF THE RADICAL RIGHT: TERRY JONES & WAYNE SAPP

As reports are pouring in about the killings today of the UN police and staffers in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, one’s thoughts inevitably turn in anger toward the people who committed these senseless acts. But who are they and how did this … Continue reading

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