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shrineourladyrosary

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05th Apr 2017

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Easter Reflection: Trump’s Christian Supporters

I am still traveling abroad. It has been a little over a month. Originally, I did not plan to write any articles while abroad. I wanted to rest, relax, and...

Rondaisms - Ronda Lee - Jeta B Photography

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10th Feb 2017

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Why America Needs Black History Month & I Can’t Give Trump a Chance

For those that say “give Trump a chance,” I do not have the privilege or luxury to ignore him making fun of the disabled, denigrating women, or his racist policies...

Inauguration 2013, Obama

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18th Jan 2017

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The Millennial Voting Bloc

I love that millennials are becoming activists as seen in the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and Black Lives Matter (BLM) movements. However, I am disturbed that for all the activism,...

BeInTheirShoes-Mural

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20th Oct 2016

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Jeta B: #BeInTheirShoes

Painter Norman Lewis said, “The goal of the artist must be aesthetic development, and in a universal sense, to make in his own way some contribution to culture.” Perhaps Nina...

Norman Lewis

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12th Oct 2016

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Norman Lewis’ Police Beating

PROCESSION: The Art of Norman Lewis, is showcasing at the Chicago Cultural Center. The late Norman Lewis was a Harlem resident and part of the Harlem Renaissance culture. Some of...

Lunacy-Flag

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19th Aug 2016

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Trump’s Hate Fueled Rhetoric

I’m in my hometown of Chicago feeling like a tourist after living in New York City. I board a bus downtown to go to my sister’s house. It’s rush hour,...

Lunacy-Trump

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19th Jul 2016

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Let’s Go Crazy

Trump boasted during the primary, “I could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and not lose voters.” The sad truth is that he was right. Truth and facts matter little to...

apathy

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14th Jul 2016

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Christian Apathy: All Lives Matter

In his Treatise on Christian Liberty, Martin Luther, leader of the Protestant Reformation, stated “ignorance and suppression of liberty very many blind pastors take pains to encourage.” I grew up...

chicago-2016-olympics

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11th Jul 2016

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If Chicago 2016 Olympics Happened, Police Brutality Would be a Global Security Issue

The purpose of the Olympics is to “contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport practised without discrimination or any kind, in a spirit of...

SuperPredators

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10th Apr 2016

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Why Hillary’s “Super Predator” Comment Matters

It was only a matter of time before President Clinton’s 2008 gaffes during Hillary’s initial presidential bid would re-appear. And re-appear they did when former President Bill Clinton tried to...

black-woman-chair

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28th Feb 2016

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Feminism & Black Women

March is Women’s History Month. I have been reticent to call myself a feminist.  I am all for girl power and empowerment. I identify with cultural differential feminists. The problem...

margaretchasesmith

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14th Feb 2016

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Not Margaret Chase Smith’s Republican Party

A Republican regime embracing a philosophy that lacks political integrity or intellectual honesty would prove equally disastrous to this nation. The nation sorely needs a Republican victory. But I do...

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