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Charlestonvictims

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19th Jun 2015

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Charleston Emanuel AME Church

I  waited until I went home to let my tears flow. God, how is this possible in 2015? Prayers to the victims’ families and parishioners of this historic church. I...

JamesWeldonJohnson

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04th Feb 2015

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A Song of Freedom

Too often, the month of February is relegated to reruns of Alex Haley’s Roots on television and commercials with companies saluting black leaders. In the 1980s, there was a slogan: “It’s...

mandela415x479

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06th Dec 2013

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Mandela: Legend, Inspiration, Man

It is rare that I am at a loss for words. However, I struggle to properly phrase the loss humanity has experienced. We love legends – Leonidas and his stand...

Snoopy-2-

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03rd Jul 2013

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Birthday Wishes

I celebrated a birthday this week. I’m generally meh about birthdays unless I get to travel (which isn’t that often). Birthdays are like New Years to me. Another time to...

Mothers-Love

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12th May 2013

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My Mom-She Stoops to Conquer

I have said in previous blogs that the greatest asset is that of people who genuinely love and trust you. Although I was not born into wealth, I was born...

boston-strong

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16th Apr 2013

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To Boston with love

It is said that the true test of a relationship is how one responds to tragedy. In a previous post, I mentioned how America is like a big family of...

CapitalBldg

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16th Jan 2013

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Martin Luther King Jr: Honoring the Man, His Dream & the American Dream

Last year, ironically, the blog was politics free. I say ironic because I started the blog due to my frustration at how politics had turned us from “one nation indivisible”...

sad angel

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14th Dec 2012

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Sandy Hook Elementary

My heart and prayers go out to the victims, survivors, responders, and everyone involved at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  It’s a week before Christmas and this happens.  I am nostalgic...

StPaul-Stump

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06th Sep 2011

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9/11 Homage to New Yorkers

I am now a New Yorker.  However, on 9/11/2011 I am not. I was not here on 9/11/2001 to experience what New Yorkers endured.  I vividly recall where I was...

Graphic for Black History Month.

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06th Feb 2011

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Why Celebrate Black History Month

For readers that have not been singled out for being part of an ethnic group or the color of your skin, this may be hard for you to understand.  However,...

black_history_month

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01st Feb 2011

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Black History is American History

February kicks off Black History Month.  Too often this month is treated as a “black thing.”  However, unlike the popular 80s slogan, “it’s a black thing you won’t understand,” all...

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr – Part II

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17th Jan 2011

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In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr – Part II

Cont’d from yesterday …… Letter from Birmingham Jail I guess it is easy for those who have never felt the stinging darts of segregation to say wait. But when you...

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