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To My Friends in Texas…

Alright, for those who may be wondering what all the hubbub is about Texas today, it relates to a law which was passed there. This law, referred to as Campus Carry. Campus Carry allows for students who have concealed carry … Continue reading

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“Divisive Rhetoric”?

Ok, I keep hearing this complaint time and again. The argument from many people is that “we don’t need this divisive rhetoric” and “we should come together to talk peaceably.” These are fine sentiments…if they managed to get to the … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter

I really want to talk about this topic. See, I’ve seen a lot of folks calling out this movement based on recent violence against Police Officers which has made the news. There has been a petition sent to the White … Continue reading

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Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Movement.

Have you heard his name? Well you really should because chances are, if not for Bayard Rustin, you would not know the name Martin Luther King Jr. Rustin was the man behind the magic for much of the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Black Panthers

So for Today’s history lesson, I would like to discuss a group that is often much maligned and misrepresented in history. Of course if you have learned anything from reading my work, it is that most of these men and … Continue reading

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Are you Sick?

Are you sick of seeing me write posts like this? Wonderful! I am sick and tired of writing them. But #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile both deserve to have their names heard. They do. Just like Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: The Who

Ok, so I am breaking from my traditional post today. Note this will be a bit longer, kind of like an essay. The reason being that I have been reading up on different bands, particularly those from the British Invasion. … Continue reading

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Neither One, Nor the Other…

So I have written pieces recently on MLK, Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali. These are often considered giants in one way or another and their names are known. Today, I would like to address another name that often does not … Continue reading

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Float Like A Butterfly…

…Sting like a bee. Many of us know the quote. It has come to define the legacy of Cassius Clay, or Muhammad Ali as he is better known the world round. Ali was the greatest. He was exactly that because … Continue reading

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We

Before I begin, do not read this unless you have started somewhere else. So in my office, I have a poster of President Obama’s speech in Selma Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Montgomery. This particular passage … Continue reading

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